Justis Huni Covid-19, Joe Goodall fight, date, postponement

Australian heavyweight Justis Huni has tested constructive for COVID-19 though in Los Angeles, with his preparations for a February 4 showdown with Joe Goodall thrown into chaos.

Huni battled in excess of the weekend with fevers and entire body aches, whilst his father and trainer Rocki Huni informed foxsports.com.au that his son still has a cough and sore throat soon after returning a good exam.

Operating in the United States with Manny Pacquiao’s former coach, Justin Fortune, Huni’s group is now determining what will come future with camp obtaining to be paused.

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Both equally Rocki and Justis, who are double-vaccinated, are presently quarantining in their LA accommodation.

“We had been tremendous risk-free about right here,” Rocki claimed. “We’re constantly wearing masks almost everywhere we go … we didn’t see this coming.”

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Rocki created obvious it is nevertheless way too early to say whether or not the Goodall combat will be postponed, with a stick to-up test up coming 7 days probably to decide what transpires transferring ahead.

The all-Australian showdown will be the major boxing test of Huni’s profession, immediately after he dealt comfortably with Paul Gallen earlier in the calendar year.

“The training’s been amazing,” Rocki reported of his son’s function in Los Angeles.

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“We’re both of those studying new stuff more than in this article, and we’re actually searching forward to this struggle.

“Working with Justin has been excellent just to speed up the system from getting an amateur to a professional — sitting down on his punches, just more aggression.”

Justis and Rocki are now scheduled to arrive again in Australia on January 14.