Jason Whateley ready for biggest professional test
JASON Whateley has adopted a strictly business approach to his punch-for-pay career. The former Olympian and Commonwealth Games silver medallist has taken to the professional game with relative ease, quickly ascending towards the top of the cruiserweight division. Whateley’s next challenge awaits on Saturday night, where he faces hard-hitting... Read more
Victor Nagbe plans to emulate Jeff Horn’s path
A background across varying combat sports has allowed Victor Nagbe to build a solid foundation for a career in boxing. The successful kickboxing convert now plans to emulate the path blazed by former welterweight titleholder Jeff Horn in an attempt to pursue the biggest fights available in his latest... Read more
Blake Wells determined to fast-track progress
HAPPY and dangerous are words that no fighter wants to associate with Blake Wells. After a three-year absence from the sport, one of the best-kept secrets in Australian boxing is ready to relaunch his career in a serious way, continuing on June 1st at The Timber Yard in Port... Read more
Tim Tszyu era begins with national title
THE weight of expectation was firmly on the shoulders of Tim Tszyu on Wednesday night. In front of a capacity crowd and with a slew of mainstream sporting personalities watching on, the unbeaten prospect delivered on his promise to strip the national title from Joel Camilleri. It was methodical... Read more
Live Blog: Tszyu vs. Camilleri
AFTER weeks of anticipation, Tim Tszyu and Joel Camilleri will finally collide at The Star. The ten round national national title fight, put together by No Limit Boxing, is expected to start at approximately 9.30pm EST. Please refresh your feed regularly to ensure that the below feed remains live.... Read more
Ben Damon discusses Tszyu pay-per-view platform
THE future of Australian boxing will be showcased on Wednesday night, when Tim Tszyu headlines his first pay-per-view card at The Star. The national title fight, which pits the unbeaten Sydney-resident against Melbourne slugger and reigning titleholder, Joel Camilleri, could usher in the start of a new era for... Read more
Jack Brubaker looks beyond Australia
THE prestigious event space at The Star has been the scene for many significant moments in the career of Jack Brubaker. From his unsuccessful Commonwealth title challenge against Kris George, which ended due to a cut, to the biggest win of his career over former English titleholder Tyrone Nurse.... Read more
Joel Camilleri: “They’re underestimating me”
JOEL Camilleri is under no illusions about the challenge that awaits him on Wednesday night. Although he is the reigning Australian titleholder and holds more experience, the Melbourne-based slugger is a wide underdog in his first title defence against Tim Tszyu at The Star in Sydney. In Tszyu (12-0,... Read more
Billy Dib plots final chapter: “I want to end it on my terms”
RARELY in boxing do fighters exit the sport on their own terms. Since turning professional just under fifteen years ago, former two-division titleholder Billy Dib has dictated the terms of his punch-for-pay career. However, when the 33-year-old was unanimously outpointed by Tevin Farmer for the IBF super featherweight title... Read more
Will Tomlinson on second WILDFIGHTER installment
WILL Tomlinson is eager to build on the momentum gathered from a successful first-time event. His promotional brainchild, WILDFIGHTER, made its first foray into the Melbourne promotional landscape in March, with a favourable outcome that set the platform for his next event. “Given that it was at a brand... Read more
Bruno Vifuavilli eyes Luke Jackson
BRUNO Vifuavilli is eyeing up another big challenge on Australian shores. After successfully outpointing long-time featherweight contender Joel Brunker in March, the 23-year-old Tanzanian has his eyes set on former world title challenger, Luke Jackson. “I want to fight Luke Jackson if that fight was available,” he said. “I... Read more