BOXING: Queensland boxer Joseph Goodall caused a stunning upset at the Commonwealth Games trials in Perth on Saturday night, beating the highly-rated Willis Meehan for the super heavyweight gold medal.
BOXING: Australian boxer Jai Opetaia fell just one point shy of what would have been one of the great Olympic upsets tonight against the world’s best ranked heavyweight Teymur Mammadov.
BOXING: The Australian boxing team is ready to rumble after all made their weight at Friday morning’s official weigh in, held at The Globe, inside the Olympic Village.
BOXING: Johan Linde knows a thing or two about heavy weights. In fact, in the boxing competition, he’s our super heavyweight at 198cm and 104kg.
The Australian men’s boxing team has finished their Olympic qualifying campaign with a knockout blow as they became the first Australian squad to win through to all 10 weight divisions contested at an Olympic Games.
Australia's boxers pulled off a stunning coup at the last-chance Oceania Olympic qualifier on Sunday, winning all nine finals to claim nine more quota places for the London Games.
Australian Olympic boxing coach Don Abnett wants a heavy workload in London and believes he has enough talent to secure seven fighters a ticket to the 2012 Games.