Welcome to Main Event’s Ben Damon’s weekly glimpse at the greatest in boxing from Australia and overseas.
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What is Upcoming FOR TSZYU?
It is been 1 of the most frequently requested issues in Australian activity given that Tim Tszyu’s damaging overall performance in Newcastle but there is no easy response as to what is up coming for Australian boxing’s 26-12 months-aged star.
“Everyone’s desire is to go straight into the planet title battle and we’re having all the proper talks to get Tim in with either (Jermell) Charlo or (Brian) Castano up coming,” suggests No Limit’s George Rose.
“If the champs battle every single other we want a massive name. Danny Garcia would like to stage up in pounds – he’d be great – or the winner of Liam Smith’s battle with the Russian Magomed Kurbanov.”
Michael Zerafa has made plenty of sounds given that the battle but Rose is non-committal on that engaging domestic showdown.
“Look, if the pandemic means we simply cannot glimpse internationally just nevertheless that is 1 of a couple of domestic alternatives that are a excellent backup.”
HEAVYWEIGHTS Form UP
Heavyweight sensation Justis Huni continues to be on observe for a showdown with previous planet winner Lucas Browne in early July but both of those fighters experience main difficulties amongst now and then.
There is stress on Huni to impress in his return from concussion this Saturday night time on Fox Sports from Jack Maris, although Browne faces the immovable object that is Paul Gallen
in a higher-profile clash on Main Celebration on Wednesday 21 April.
In an remarkable period for the division, Arsene Fosso and ‘Django’ Opelu will battle on the Jarvis v Beauchamp card on Fox Sports on Friday 23 April and the planet rated Demsey McKean is set for a bout in May perhaps.
The sleeping giants of the division are Joe Goodall, who took out Herman Ene Purcell in two rounds previous thirty day period, and Willis Meehan, who fights for the second time in a thirty day period this Friday night time in Sydney.
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“THEY Enjoy THE BLONDE BOMBER”
Australia’s Ebanie Bridges is loving daily life in the Matchroom ‘bubble’ ahead of her WBA Bantamweight Environment Title battle from England’s Shannon Courtenay this Sunday morning
(AEST) on Fox Sports.
Bridges has arrived in the United kingdom from her US coaching camp and has been blown away by the
“I actually come to feel like the dwelling fighter with all the like I’m receiving from the lovers and people today around me above listed here. It would seem they like ‘The Blonde Bomber’ and probably they really don’t like
her (Courtenay) very a great deal,” suggests Bridges.
“I listen to she known as me a ‘lingerie model’ – again! Which is great. At minimum I’m going to glimpse excellent although I’m knocking her out!”
DOC Calls TIME
Legendary ringside physician Dr Lou Lewis has stunned quite a few by asserting his retirement from boxing.
Dr Lewis has been a fixture at ringside for above 40 many years and walks away with the respect of the whole sector but could not resist a parting shot.
“I have had a fantastic time at ringside these earlier forty many years,” posts Dr Lewis.
“Now it is time to just sit back and take pleasure in currently being a spectator with no obligations and definitely not having to set up with sitting up coming to CSA (NSW Overcome Sports Authority) officers who know almost nothing about the activity nor treatment about receiving to basically know the combatants.”
BOXING ON FOX Sports THIS WEEKEND
I’ll be calling a stacked card live from the Gold Coastline on Saturday night time, headlined by Justis
Huni’s return from Jack Maris – Saturday 7pm AEST on Fox Sports 507.
On Sunday morning Conor Benn faces Samuel Vargas live from the United kingdom, with Aussie Ebanie Bridges gunning for a planet title on the undercard – Sunday 4am AEST on Fox Sports 506.