Luke Jackson vs. Carl Frampton official, August 18 in Belfast
LUKE Jackson couldn’t have picked a bigger platform for his maiden world title challenge. It was confirmed on Monday night in front of an enthusiastic media gathering that the well-travelled Tasmanian will meet former two-division world champion and 2016 RING Magazine Fighter of the Year Carl Frampton for his... Read more
Kris George surrenders Commonwealth title to Josh Kelly
KRIS George was brave and willing, but ultimately came undone. The brave Australian entered the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, England on the back of Lewis Ritson’s one round demolition of Paul Hyland Jr, looking to complete a replica performance. However, after seven competitive rounds, George (now 14-2, 8... Read more
Kris George: “It’s not all about flash and boxing ability”
AN unlikely meeting between determination and chance has led Kris George to another marquee opportunity. The criminally underappreciated Queenslander will make the second defence of his Commonwealth welterweight crown against arguably the most regarded talent in world boxing in the early hours of Sunday morning from the Metro Radio... Read more
Live Blog: Jeff Horn vs. Terence Crawford
THE long anticipated welterweight showdown between Jeff Horn and Terence Crawford is here. Horn (18-0-1, 12 KOs) will be looking to make the second successful defence of his WBO welterweight crown against former undisputed light welterweight ruler Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in... Read more
Our Experts Decide: Jeff Horn vs. Terence Crawford
THE biggest fight in Australian boxing for this calendar year is finally here. Unbeaten WBO welterweight ruler Jeff Horn (18-0-1, 12 KOs) will take on the consensus best boxer in the sport and former undisputed light welterweight champion Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs) in a salivating fight at the... Read more
Our Experts Decide: Blake Caparello vs. Trent Broadhurst
All eyes will be on Melbourne when Blake Caparello and Trent Broadhurst finally meet. After months of heavy debate and mental warfare, Caparello (26-3-1, 10 KOs) and Broadhurst (20-2, 12 KOs) will collide over ten heats to ultimately decide who is Australia’s consensus number one at light heavyweight. We... Read more
Trent Broadhurst declares: “This isn’t going to a decision”
IF confidence is an indicator of execution, Trent Broadhurst could be primed for a career-best performance. Six months removed from an unsuccessful challenge at lauded WBA light heavyweight ruler Dmitry Bivol in Monte Carlo last November, Broadhurst (20-2, 12 KOs) looks back at the experience as a major learning... Read more
Blake Caparello in last chance saloon for Broadhurst
THE last chance saloon is a place seldom occupied by Blake Caparello. But on the back of a disappointing performance against former world title challenger Isaac Chilemba in March, where Caparello (26-3-1, 10 KOs) was unanimously outscored over twelve heats for the WBC International light heavyweight bauble, the Melburnian... Read more
Jack Brubaker controversially edges Tyrone Nurse
THE terms controversial and Australian boxing almost seem to go hand-in-hand. On a night that should’ve been a celebration of the sports depth domestically, the vast majority of the sporting public have been left lamenting the disappointing officiating from the Combat Sports Authority of New South Wales. As expected,... Read more
Jack Brubaker relishes underdog tag: “There’s no pressure on me”
IF there was an award for taking the hardest route to the top, Jack Brubaker would be rewarded in spades. The confident and popular Sydney-based welterweight has opted to face the most difficult challenge available, signing to face former two-time British light welterweight ruler Tyrone Nurse (35-3-2, 7 KOs)... Read more
Tim Tszyu outlines plan to be Australia’s busiest boxer
TIM Tszyu wants to be the busiest boxer in Australia. The undefeated prospect has revealed a list of names being targeted as future opponents as he looks to accelerate his progression to the sport’s biggest stages. The 23-year-old Tszyu turned professional just over 500 days ago but has already... Read more
Tyrone Nurse on Jack Brubaker: “I haven’t seen him at all“
CLASSY Englishman Tyrone Nurse has touched down in Sydney ahead of his fight with Australian Jack Brubaker at The Star on Thursday night. Nurse (35-3-2, 7 KOs) and Brubaker (13-2-1, 7 KOs) will take part in a final eliminator for the Commonwealth welterweight title – presently held by Australian... Read more
Jason Moloney primed for Kohei Kono statement
A series of impressive results has placed Jason Moloney on the fast-track to a world title opportunity. The 27-year-old pocket dynamo, who is rated as high as fourth by the WBA, will defend his affiliated bantamweight regional title for the second time in what many insiders are labelling as... Read more
Rohan Murdock signs three-year deal with DDP Sports
PROMOTIONAL outfit DDP Sports have announced the signing of Rohan Murdock. The fast-rising Brisbane-based company have signed the WBO #8 rated Murdock to a promotional deal that will see the Gold Coast-based boxer fight at least three times a year for the next three years. “This deal is huge... Read more
Potential Kambosos vs. MacKenzie fight heats up
LONG feuding rivals George Kambosos and Kye MacKenzie appear to be on an inevitable course to meet. On the back of an impressive US debut last weekend, news has emerged that Kambosos – previously fifth rated at lightweight by the WBA – was stripped of his WBA Oceania bauble... Read more
Kyron Dryden out to prove legitimacy of boxing credentials
KYRON Dryden has plans to put the Australian boxing scene on notice. The hard-hitting Novocastrian, known primarily for his antics as a social media entertainer, will look to legitimise his boxing credentials on May 24th, where he faces OPBF welterweight titleholder Ben Savva. The fight will take place at... Read more
Kambosos blitzes Forero, calls for best in division
IT was short-lived and it was entertaining, just as George Kambosos Jr. promised it would be. The confident Sydney-resident strutted into the Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket boasting an unbeaten professional ledger along with two regional baubles to boot. Despite not offering either of his belts in a non-title fight... Read more
George Kambosos primed for statement in American debut
GEORGE Kambosos Jr. attempts to break into the lucrative American market with his highly anticipated US debut now within reach. The 24-year-old Sydney native faces hard-hitting albeit limited Panamanian Jose Forero (13-6-1, 11 KOs) as part of Lou DiBella’s signature ‘Broadway Boxing’ series at the Foxwoods Resort in Connecticut.... Read more
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
Horn vs. Crawford finds new date, rescheduled for June 9th
JEFF Horn’s American debut has found a new home. Reigning WBO welterweight titleholder Jeff Horn will make the second defence of his world championship against former lightweight champion and former undisputed light welterweight kingpin, Terence Crawford. The pair will finally collide on June 9th at the iconic MGM Grand... Read more
Our Experts Decide: Dillian Whyte vs. Lucas Browne
THE heavyweight division will meet its next legitimate title challenger on Sunday morning. Long feuding rivals Lucas Browne (25-0, 22 KOs) and Dillian Whyte (22-1, 16 KOs) will finally collide for the WBC International heavyweight title along with mandatory status to face WBC heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder at The... Read more