Sam Soliman vs. Felix Sturm II: Rematch set for May 31st
  CONTRACTUALLY speaking, IBF middleweight champion Felix Sturm had until August 8th to make his mandatory defence against Australia’s Sam Soliman.   However, it looks like Soliman, 40, will not have to wait as long as originally expected for his well overdue shot at the middleweight championship, with an... Read more
Photo Gallery: Ultratune Fight Night
  PETER Maniatis Events put together a five-fight card at the Malvern Town Hall in Melbourne, headlined by WBA #2 world rated Filipino Randy Petalcorin, who scored a second-round knockout over Samransak Singmanasak in a one-sided rematch of their earlier bout last November, also won by Petalcorin.   Visual... Read more
Delos Reyes upsets odds, stuns Borg with fifth-round knockout
  VALENTINE Borg was the big favourite, but Jobert Delos Reyes stunned the Australian boxing scene last night at Club Punchbowl with a vicious one punch fifth-round knockout to gain the vacant IBO Youth lightweight title.   Delos Reyes, 24, is known for his aggressive style and knockout ability,... Read more
Shannon O’Connell signs with FightCard Promotions
  FIGHTCARD Promotions is excited and proud to announce that ‘Shotgun’ Shannon O’Connell has signed a long term managerial and promotional agreement.   The most recognisable face of female boxing in Australia, Shannon’s career is certainly on a path to the very top of the boxing world.   “My... Read more
Sakio Bika – “This is my division and no-one is going to change this”
  SAKIO Bika has made a career about of being the underdog. He has traveled the world and faced some of the best fighters to ever grace the super-middleweight division. But after thirteen years on the professional circuit, Bika finally has the status he has yearned for – world... Read more
Boxing Bits: Mundine-Clottey, Last Man Standing & Brunker signs with Fightcard
  MUNDINE-CLOTTEY FINDS A NEW DATE   THE highly anticipated Mundine vs. Clottey card finally has an official date, being Wednesday April 9th.   Mundine’s agent Brendan Bourke received confirmation on Friday that Joshua Clottey, 36, a former IBF welterweight titlist, has finally had his visa approved.   “It’s... Read more
Billy Dib – “My days at featherweight are definitely behind me”
  AFTER a brief sabbatical, former IBF featherweight champion Billy ‘The Kid’ Dib is back, revitalized and with renewed vigor as he readies himself to launch a new campaign for world title honours in the super-featherweight division.   “After being a professional for so many years and being so... Read more
VIDEO: Jeff Horn Post-Fight Interview
  SHORTLY after his impressive stoppage win over Rivan Cesaire, recently-crowned WBO Oriental welterweight champion Jeff Horn spoke exclusively with Aus-Boxing’s Ben Lewin about his thoughts on the fight.     For those who missed the final round and it’s bizarre ending, the highlights from the final round are... Read more
‘Left Jab’ Fletcher on the verge of lucrative title tilt
  FIFTEEN months removed from his only professional defeat, Jarrod ‘Left Jab’ Fletcher has proved the doubters wrong, and in the process built a respected resume that now leaves him in the enviable position of being one fight away from an elusive shot at the WBA middleweight title.  ... Read more
Injury defeats Cesaire as Horn impresses in regional title win
  JEFF Horn drew on all his considerable skill and resolve to overcome a determined challenge from Rivan Cesaire, as the crafty Cameroonian was forced to retire injured in the ninth round of a scheduled twelve, as Horn’s unbeaten record stayed safe for another night.   The opening two... Read more
Jeff Horn – “I want that world title”
  HE is quietly spoken and relatively unassuming, but Jeff Horn is on a fast-track to boxing superstardom. He was Australia’s best performed boxer at an Olympic Games in over twenty years and if that wasn’t enough pressure going into his debut year as a professional – the fashion... Read more
Weekend Shortlist: The Winners and Losers
  THE weekend over pugilistic offerings given out over the past three nights, thrilled Australian boxing fans and the community alike with a pallet of emotions displayed like few others seen globally. In the next set of paragraphs, we try to give you the best of the bunch –... Read more
Hogan scrapes past Brown in Australian title victory
  AUSTRALIAN middleweight champion Dennis ‘Hurricane’ Hogan remained undefeated but barely held onto his title on Sunday afternoon with a closer than expected unanimous decision victory against a game ‘Bad Bad’ Leroy Brown at a lively Irish Club in Brisbane.   Brown, 27, came in with a walk-forward style... Read more
Video: Katsidis wins in return, George lays out Craddock
  MICHAEL Katsidis ended two years in the world boxing wilderness with a third-round stoppage of Eddy Comaro in front of a packed house of adoring fans at Rumours International.   The bout was Katsidis’ first home-town fight in eight years as he embarks on a career comeback and... Read more
Katsidis triumphant in return, George flattens Craddock
  MICHAEL Katsidis stepped into the ring at Rumours International on Friday night thinking about nothing but an upset-minded Eddy Comaro. It only took Katsidis three rounds to make his statement, mainly because Comaro rode his bicycle out of harm’s way for most of the fight.   But Katsidis... Read more
Katsidis goes face-to-face with Comaro, fight stream announced
  MICHAEL Katsidis came face to face with the man he will be standing across from come Friday night, Indonesia’s Eddy Comarro. Katsidis spoke at the press conference today thanking his sponsors and trainer Brendon Smith to help him get him on his way to his ring return.  ... Read more
Opponents for Katsidis and Asis confident of upsets
  A smiling and quietly confident Eddy Comaro touched down with his team ahead of his bout and the ring return of Michael Katsidis ‘The Great’.   Comaro made it very clear to all that he wants to go home to Indonesia a superstar by defeating Katsidis this Friday... Read more
Will Tomlinson – “It was a very frustrating night”
  WITH the dust still settling on his US debut, Australia’s own ‘Wild’ Will Tomlinson was candid in his review of his performance against Jerry Belmontes, which took place on the stacked pay-per-view card which was headlined by Mexican superstar Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez from the MGM Grand Garden Arena... Read more
Asis vows to never leave a result to the judges
  AS the clock winds down on yet another fight camp, Jack ‘The Assassin’ Asis has spoken out about his heart break after his last fight. Asis, who headed the ‘Smithy brings the big fights 5’ bill, was given a controversial majority draw which meant neither he or opponent... Read more
10,000 reasons to win for Craddock and George
  WITH only five days till fight night, both the camps of ‘The Fighting Fisherman’ Kris George and Ozan ‘Crash’ Craddock are confident ahead of the upcoming bout.   Rumours are spreading that there is a wager from prominent businessmen of ten thousand dollars on each fighter.   Boxing... Read more
Tomlinson edged by Belmontes, Lovett shines in US debut
  WILL Tomlinson has lost his perfect professional record in tough circumstances, losing a unanimous points decision to the durable yet equally tricky Jerry Belmontes earlier today in a hard-fought contest on the untelevised portion of the Canelo-Angulo undercard at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.  ... Read more
Prazak Dominates O’Connell in Five Round Thriller
  DIANA Prazak retained her WBC Women’s Super Featherweight title with a fifth round TKO victory over Shannon O’Connell on Saturday night at the Melbourne Pavilion.   O’Connell who stepped up two weight classes for the fight, came up off the canvas twice in round two and put in... Read more
‘Big Daddy’ Browne boxing towards heavyweight heights
  “I love the fact I can knock people out but instead of getting in trouble, I get cheers and paid for it.”   In a division of trash-talkers and big units, heavyweight Lucas Browne stands out. And it’s not just because of his size.   Sure, he stands... Read more
Tomlinson – “It’s win at all costs…”
  WHEN Australia’s own ‘Wild’ Will Tomlinson steps through the ropes at an illustrious MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on March 8th, it will mark yet another milestone achieved in what is already a decorated pugilistic career that has seen the Bairnsdale-born product rise through the amateur... Read more
Tough Tomlinson to make his mark in US
  “The US is awesome, the boxing is on another level over here which is great because it’s forced me to step up my game and take that next step as a fighter.”   Super featherweight fighter Will Tomlinson moved to America last year and signed a five-fight deal... Read more
World’s Apart: Wood no match for Geale
  MAKE no mistake, on his best day, Daniel Geale is one of the best middleweights in the world.   In the iconic surroundings of the famed Hordern Pavilion, the former unified IBF/WBA middleweight champion put on a vintage performance – punishing local rival Garth Wood in an attacking... Read more
Lucas Browne Secures Historic Commonwealth Title Tilt
  FOR a man that has grown increasingly familiar with knockdowns, concussions and highlight reels, Lucas ‘Big Daddy’ Browne offers the image of a man who is more than comfortable with continually stepping out of his comfort zone.   On April 26th, Browne will attempt to become the first... Read more