Kris George agrees to Josh Kelly test in Commonwealth title defence
UNFAVOURABLE odds continue to follow the Commonwealth title reign of Kris George. The criminally underestimated Queenslander will defend his Commonwealth welterweight title on June 16, signing to face unbeaten former Olympian and blue-chip prospect Josh Kelly (6-0, 4 KOs), in front of an expected sell-out crowd at the Metro... Read more
DDP Sports launch next generation ‘FUTR’ program
AUSTRALIA’s newest promotional firm DDP Sports are not resting on their laurels after their record-breaking show on April 7th. Today the fledgling Brisbane-based company announced their new platform FUTR, designed to help new and emerging professional boxers develop their brand and become household names. “FUTR is a platform specifically... Read more
Moloney Brothers confirm next date, interest in World Boxing Super Series
UNDEFEATED sensations Andrew and Jason Moloney return to the ring for their second outing of 2018. Andrew Moloney defends his WBA Oceania super flyweight bauble for the third time in as many fights against Filipino livewire Richard Claveras (18-3, 15 KOs). The fight will be at Malvern Town Hall... Read more
Jack Brubaker vs. Tyrone Nurse headlines ‘British Beef’
THE next instalment of the wildly successful Johnny Lewis’ Boxing Series has been confirmed and will be held on Thursday May 24 at The Star in Sydney. The stacked seven fight card has been dubbed ‘British Beef’ and will be headlined by a world class welterweight showdown between Sydney’s... Read more
George Kambosos signs multi-year deal with DiBella Entertainment
GEORGE Kambosos is a step closer to fulfilling his world title ambitions after signing an exclusive, multi-year contract with prominent American promoter, DiBella Entertainment. Kambosos will make his US debut on May 5th at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut as part of DiBella Entertainment’s signature Broadway Boxing series.... Read more
Lucas Browne to fight on: “This is a learning curve”
LOSING has been a steep learning curve for Lucas Browne but he has no plans of hanging up his gloves just yet. The former WBA heavyweight titleholder had high hopes of his highly anticipated clash with England’s Dillian Whyte revitalising his career but instead it dished out some hard... Read more
Renold Quinlan Ready for War Against Hooper
RENOLD Quinlan isn’t one to shy away from a challenge. The latest big fight for the man from Kempsey sees a foray into the light heavyweight division to take on Queenslander Damien Hooper (13-1, 8 KOs) for his WBO International title on the DDP Sports card at the Brisbane... Read more
Damien Hooper declares: “I’m Australia’s best talent”
DAMIEN Hooper is out to prove he’s the best fighter in Australia. It’s a bold declaration but before he can lay claim to such a lofty assertion, the former Olympian must get past Kempsey’s Renold Quinlan (12-2, 8 KO’s) this Saturday night on DDP Sports’ impressive ‘Revolution’ card at... Read more
Dennis Hogan on Jimmy Kelly, earning title credentials
A second consecutive win over world rated opposition should put Dennis Hogan on the fast-track to an inevitable second world title opportunity. Hogan (26-1-1, 8 KOs) continues to inch closer to a challenge at the WBO light middleweight throne, presently held by American dynamo Sadam Ali. The final obstacle... Read more
Tim Tszyu wants big year: “I’m here to test myself”
IF Tim Tszyu can mirror the development he undertook over the last twelve months, he’ll be well placed amongst the best in his division. The prodigious 23-year-old will begin his 2018 campaign on Saturday night, taking part in the stacked ‘Revolution’ bill presented by ambitious promotional firm DDP Sports,... Read more