Episode 2 — 2017 in Review
The team recaps a landmark 2017, highlighted by the rise of WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn and his impact on Aus-Boxing.com’s subsequent pound-for-pound list. Powered by Everlast in association with Aus-Boxing.com Read more
ANBF seeks rating recommendations with WBC and IBF
THE Australian title has been held in low regard for the best part of a decade. Despite the allure and prestige that surrounds with being called a national champion, most fighters are quick to win and the vacate the Australian championship, irrespective of division, due to the archaic regulations... Read more
The Winners & Losers: Star of the Ring 2
WE’VE learned to expect the unexpected when it comes to Anthony Mundine. Often revered for his polarizing personality and occasional left-of-center opinions, few athletes, if any, garner such differing views from the Australian sporting public. The ultimate heel, Mundine is more than happy to play the ‘bad guy’, with... Read more
Jai Opetaia recaps swift professional rise, signature 2017 campaign
WE knew that Jai Opetaia was good. He might be better than we thought. To be undefeated after just three years as a professional is fairly common in Australia. However, to be both unbeaten and simultaneously considered as the consensus second best fighter in your division is seldom seen.... Read more
Kye MacKenzie on recent activity, motivation to compete
KYE MacKenzie is living proof that an active fighter is indeed a happy fighter. Three fights in four months have left the reinvigorated 25-year-old with not only an impressive recent run of form, but a WBO #15 world rating at lightweight – only two places behind domestic divisional leader... Read more
Anthony Mundine: “I’m the Bernard Hopkins of this country”
AGE is nothing but a number to Anthony Mundine. The 42-year-old who faces fellow Sydney-sider Tommy Browne in his 56th professional fight on January 17th at The Star in Sydney isn’t concerned with critics who say his best days are behind him. Instead, Mundine, a man who is one... Read more
Dennis Hogan continues title march against former title challenger
WORLD rated light middleweight Dennis Hogan continues his march towards a second world title opportunity. The 32-year-old Hogan, who holds a WBO #4 rating at light middleweight, will take on the WBO #5 Jimmy Kilrain Kelly (23-1, 9 KOs) for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental crown on April 7th at... Read more
Darragh Foley opponent confirmed for St. Patrick’s Day showcase
DARRAGH Foley will have the opportunity to lead the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with a victory at The Star in Sydney. The well-received series of Sydney-based events named after Johnny Lewis will host it’s second installment at The Star on St Patrick’s Day, being Saturday 17th March, with enigmatic... Read more
Champion vs. Champion: Moloney signs for Dacquel
UNBEATEN super flyweight sensation Andrew Moloney returns for the biggest test of his professional career on February 24th. Moloney (15-0, 10 KOs) puts his WBA Oceania title on the line when he challenges hard-nosed veteran and IBF #5/WBC #11/WBO #12 rated Rene Dacquel for his OPBF championship at the... Read more
Tommy Browne Fighting On
THERE is still a lot of fight left in Tommy Browne. The boxer from Sydney’s southwest has experienced dizzying highs and disheartening lows during his near 16-year ring career but nothing could have prepared him for the death of his brother Davey. Despite such tragedy, Browne (35-6-2, 13 KOs)... Read more
2017 Report Card: Pound for Pound List
WITH the New Year now upon us, it’s time to assess the performances of Australia’s best in 2017. We grade the year for each of our Pound for Pound top ten, assessing their overall campaign, while picking their best point, and biggest area for improvement. 1. Jeff Horn (18-0-1,... Read more
Johnny Nelson welcomes Whyte vs. Browne: “It’s got to be an entertaining fight”
INTEREST in a heavyweight collision between Lucas Browne and Dillian Whyte continues to grow. Sky Sports boxing commentator and former WBO cruiserweight ruler Johnny Nelson is the latest industry expert to endorse a fight between long-feuding rivals Browne (25-0, 22 KOs) and Whyte (22-1, 16 KOs), who holds mandatory... Read more