Tim Tszyu unfazed by ‘nervous’ Ritchie
TIM Tszyu’s dream is slowly becoming a reality. Tszyu (13-0, 10 KOs) is headlining his second consecutive pay-per-view card of 2019 when he takes on Victorian Dwight Ritchie (19-1, 2 KOs) on the stacked No Limit Boxing card on August 14th in Sydney. This newfound status as one of... Read more
Ben Damon sees ‘life-changing’ opportunity for Tszyu-Ritchie winner
RARELY in Australian boxing do we see two fighters meet at the pinnacle of their professional careers. But in a matter of days the exception will become the rule as world rated pair Tim Tszyu and Dwight Ritchie collide in an unofficial world title eliminator at Sydney’s ICC Exhibition... Read more
Dwight Ritchie issues Tszyu warning
VICTORY over Tim Tszyu could be career defining for Dwight Ritchie. The Victorian, who is set to tackle Tszyu on the stacked No Limit Boxing pay-per-view card in Sydney on August 14th, is unsurprisingly enthusiastic to be topping such a big event. But just quietly, the former national and... Read more
Jeff Horn hits back: “I’m still pushed to the side”
JEFF Horn knows a thing or two about developing thick skin. The former welterweight titleholder, who reached the summit of his division two years ago, continues to face criticism about his famous victory over eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao. As the future Hall of Famer added another chapter to... Read more
Horn-Zerafa clash lands in Bendigo
THE value of a fight is often measured by public interest. If this is truly the case, the looming domestic collision between Jeff Horn and Michael Zerafa looks set to capture the attention of the wider sporting public. After making a career out of his fairytale victory over Manny... Read more
Top Three: Potential Opponents for the Moloney twins
THE world stage beckons for Andrew and Jason Moloney. The twin brothers from Victoria have carved a neat path through the professional boxing landscape here in Australia and now have their eyes firmly set on some of the biggest names in the sport. Having gained world rankings in almost... Read more
Jason Whateley pens co-management agreement
CRUISERWEIGHT prospect Jason Whateley has signed a co-management agreement with Matt Clark and Marcos Amado. The former Olympian and Commonwealth Games silver medalist looks forward to progressing his career under Amado, who also trains Whateley, and Clark, who guided Lucas Browne to a regular version of the WBA heavyweight... Read more
Tim Tszyu signs for Dwight Ritchie on August 14th
THERE was a collective sense of surprise when Tim Tszyu announced his domestic wish-list in March. Having signed with domestic promotional leader No Limit Boxing, the prodigious talent made his preferred path clear, citing fights with Joel Camilleri, Dwight Ritchie, Michael Zerafa and Jeff Horn. With the national title... Read more
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
Allen serves Browne a harsh reality check
THE world level ambitions of Lucas Browne took a serious hit on Sunday morning. On a weekend that promised so much for the Perth-based heavyweight, it was Dave Allen who left London’s famed O2 Arena victorious, after folding the Australian in three rounds. Browne (now 28-2, 24 KOs) entered... Read more
Lucas Browne reveals two-fight deal with Matchroom
FOR Lucas Browne, the rebuild from his lone career defeat to Dillian Whyte has been swift. With his make-or-break clash with likeable Englishman Dave Allen on the horizon, the Perth-based heavyweight admits that he is in a good place, both physically and mentally. “Physically, I’m in great shape, but... Read more
Munguia-Hogan rematch being explored
AN immediate rematch between Jaime Munguia and Dennis Hogan is being explored by all parties. Munguia (now 33-0, 26 KOs) scraped past the Brisbane-based Hogan (now 28-2-1, 7 KOs) in controversial circumstances, retaining his WBO light middleweight championship in highly questionable circumstances. Fighting in front of a partisan home... Read more
Eddie Hearn warns Dave Allen: “This is another level”
DAVE Allen has been granted a plethora of high-profile opportunities by promoter Eddie Hearn. Some have been lost due to a lack of preparation, while others have been due to circumstances out of his hands, including a short-lived rematch against Lenroy Thomas. However, Hearn has warned the likeable Yorkshire-based... Read more
Paul Keegan discusses rise of Dennis Hogan
A dream that started in a boardroom has taken Dennis Hogan all the way to Nuevo León, Mexico. Paul Keegan, a long-time associate of the Brisbane-based Irishman, saw a small window of opportunity, citing Hogan’s inactivity and a potential world title opportunity. With limited resources and a mutual understanding... Read more
Tim Tszyu and Joel Camilleri set for Australian title
TIM Tszyu will achieve a professional dream, headlining his first pay-per-view event on May 15th. The unbeaten prospect will not only headline a televised card after just twelve fights, but will challenge for the national title against reigning titleholder, Joel Camilleri. Tszyu (12-0, 10 KOs) has stormed towards the... Read more
Jason Moloney looks toward second title tilt
JASON Moloney validated his credentials as a major player in the bantamweight division, dismantling Cris Paulino in five rounds. On the back of his most recent win last Saturday, the former world title challenger looks forward to a second run at a world championship. Moloney (now 18-1, 15 KOs)... Read more
Dennis Hogan welcomes underdog status
THE lack of external expectations has made the journey towards a second world title attempt all the more enjoyable for Dennis Hogan. Riding a six fight win-streak, including three consecutive wins over world rated opposition, the Brisbane-based Irishman has enjoyed a confident build-up in his latest world title attempt.... Read more
Tim Tszyu signs with No Limit Boxing
TIM Tszyu has secured his immediate future, signing with Australian promotional firm, No Limit Boxing. After months of high-profile negotiations between No Limit Boxing’s leader Matt Rose and Tszyu’s manager, Glen Jennings, the unbeaten prospect put pen to paper this week. “We’re so excited by Tszyu, he’s a phenomenal... Read more
Jayde Mitchell calls for Melbourne derby with Zac Dunn
IF Jayde Mitchell has his way, he will be in one corner for the biggest all-Melbourne fight in two decades. The world rated super middleweight, who holds a slew of regional title belts, is within arms reach of a potential world title eliminator in a stacked division across both... Read more
Andrew Moloney recaps triumphant world title eliminator
ANDREW Moloney produced a stunning knockout against Miguel Gonzalez to rubber stamp his world title opportunity. Fighting on foreign soil in Gonzalez’ home turf of Santiago, Chile, Moloney (now 19-0, 12 KOs) secured his place atop of the World Boxing Association’s super flyweight world ratings. In a fight that... Read more