Subsequent month guarantees to be some of the action-packed in Australian fight sports activities historical past with nation’s largest boxing and UFC names on present over 4 thrilling weeks.
There are 4 large home boxing occasions deliberate for a begin. And with UFC 260 featuring Alexander Volkanovski scheduled for March 28 (AEDT) and Robert Whittaker headlining a Battle Night time occasion on April 18, it’s virtually heaven for Australian fight sports activities followers.
See all the important thing particulars and dates under.
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MARCH 31 – Principal Occasion & Kayo PPV
Tim Tszyu v Dennis Hogan
Newcastle – No Restrict
Unbeaten star Tim Tszyu faces the hardest check of his skilled profession in opposition to the Irish-born, Brisbane-based Dennis Hogan. Tszyu is nicely positioned for a world title shot however will threat all of it in opposition to Hogan, who has solely been crushed in world title, or interim world title fights. A robust undercard options former world champion Sakio Bika in addition to the undefeated Paul Fleming and the rising Mateo Tapia.
APRIL 10 – Fox Sports activities 507 and Kayo
Justis Huni v Jack Maris
Gold Coast – Tasman Fighters (by way of D&L)
Begin time TBC
In his return from a concussion break rising heavyweight star Justis Huni takes on 2-0 Jack Maris in a six-rounder that headlines a top quality card. The Australian Gentle Heavyweight and Welterweight Titles will each be contested on the evening, whereas the spectacular Ben Mahoney takes on the returning Kris George in what appears to be like just like the battle of the evening.
APRIL 11 – Fox Sports activities 506 and Kayo
Conor Benn v Samuel Vargas + Shannon Courtenay v Ebanie Bridges
UK – Matchroom
Conor Benn is the son of legendary British fighter Nigel Benn, who’s now primarily based in Sydney. The 24yo is ranked #11 at welterweight and can transfer up the listing with victory in opposition to robust Colombian Samuel Vargas. On the undercard glamorous Aussie maths trainer Ebanie Bridges fights widespread Brit Shannon Countenay for the vacant WBA Bantamweight World Title.
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APRIL 21– Principal Occasion
Paul Gallen v Lucas Browne
Wollongong – No Restrict
Unbeaten heavyweight Paul Gallen would be the underdog in opposition to former WBA Heavyweight World Champion Lucas ‘Massive Daddy’ Browne who is taken into account arguably the largest puncher within the historical past of Australian boxing. The six-round slugfest headlines an extremely sturdy card that includes Liam Wilson v Francis Chua, Jack Brubaker v Steven Spark, Kye MacKenzie v Bruno Tarimo and Lenny Zappavigna v Danny Kennedy.
APRIL 23 – TBC
Brock Jarvis v Nort Beauchamp
Canberra – Capital Battle Present (by way of D&L)
Begin time TBC
The IBF’s #7 tremendous featherweight Brock Jarvis could possibly be two wins away from a world title shot. The 23 12 months is 18-0 and is educated by the nice Jeff Fenech who steered him to the ‘efficiency of the 12 months’ in Australian boxing in December in opposition to Mark Schleibs. Jarvis fights robust Kiwi southpaw Nort Beauchamp following an undercard that options the polarising Issac Hardman in opposition to Mark Lucas, a heavyweight brawl between ‘Django’ Opelu and Arsene Fosso and a battle for the Australian Tremendous Featherweight Title.
OTHER INTERNATIONAL BOXING
MARCH 21 – Fox Sports activities 507 & Kayo
Lawrence Okolie v Krzysztof Głowacki
UK – Matchroom
28yo cruiserweight Lawrence Okolie makes an attempt to turn out to be Britain’s subsequent World Champion in simply his sixteenth professional battle when he clashes with Poland’s Krzysztof Glowacki for the vacant WBO belt. Aussie Jai Opetaia is presently ranked #7 by the WBO.
MARCH 28 – Principal Occasion
Principal card from 1pm AEDT
Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou
Alexander Volkanovski (AUS) vs. Brian Ortega
Tyron Woodley vs. Vicente Luque
Sean O’Malley vs. Thomas Almeida
Jamie Mullarkey (AUS) vs. Khama Worthy
William Knight vs. Alonzo Menifield
Jessica Penne vs. Hannah Goldy
Jared Gooden vs. Abubakar Nurmagomedov
Modestas Bukauskas vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk
Gillian Robertson vs. Miranda Maverick
Shane Younger vs. Omar Antonio Morales Ferrer
Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Abu Azaitar
UFC Battle Night time: Whittaker vs Gastelum – ESPN by way of Kayo
Card and timings TBC