AUSSIE & KIWI Boxing & Banter

May 22, 2013
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Getting through professional rounds and conceding professional experience was always going to be a challenge tonight. You can't really simulate that. Just got to get out and do it and he got the job done. Huni is class but tonight was still a learning experience.
That’s it. The rounds will do him good.

Will be interesting to see him progress.

I wonder how active they will keep him though. Covid times will slow things up but he’s also wanting to go to the Olympics so has to stay under 10 fights.
 

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Huni and Opetaia are both so fucking promising. Opetaia is a beautiful boxer but he needs to stop waiting in the clinch for the ref to stop it with his head upright, that is an amateur habit he needs to work on. His southpaw 1-2 is elite.

Huni looks well suited to the pro game and Django has a head like a mallee root so no surprise he kept coming forward. Great debut for Justis.
A good night of boxing all round and Kayo are televising more upcoming bouts too.
 

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That’s it. The rounds will do him good.

Will be interesting to see him progress.

I wonder how active they will keep him though. Covid times will slow things up but he’s also wanting to go to the Olympics so has to stay under 10 fights.
Huni did some experimentation along the way tonight too. He approached a few rounds in completely different manner to others. Tried some infighting. Switch hit etc.

With COVID slowing things he won't get anywhere near the 10 fight threshold. But he has time to gain some invaluable experience heading into the Olympics.
 
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Didn’t they say both his cornermen had fought and been taken out in 2 by Opettia?

I was wondering as the rounds progressed if Kelleher might have been getting frustrated thinking to himself “fuck in doing better than both you two ever did!”
Yeah, expecting 2 guys Jai had blown away to be capable of guiding Kelleher to beating him was a bit of a stretch. But the instructions coming out of the corner - swearing and all - wasn't the worst I have heard.
 
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Huni did some experimentation along the way tonight too. He approached a few rounds in completely different manner to others. Tried some infighting. Switch hit etc.

With COVID slowing things he won't get anywhere near the 10 fight threshold. But he has time to gain some invaluable experience heading into the Olympics.
Yep agreed. I don’t think he was ever seriously in trouble with Django but he was made to work a bit, his gas tank tested a bit and he came through.

Good debut. History making as well since he took home the Aus title.
 
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Yeah, expecting 2 guys Jai had blown away to be capable of guiding Kelleher to beating him was a bit of a stretch. But the instructions coming out of the corner - swearing and all - wasn't the worst I have heard.
Exactly what I was thinking. Bit rough around the edges regarding the language but they seem switched on and had sound advice for him. Kelleher was just no quite able to implement it. He was trying but fuck Jai is fast
 

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Exactly what I was thinking. Bit rough around the edges regarding the language but they seem switched on and had sound advice for him. Kelleher was just no quite able to implement it. He was trying but fuck Jai is fast
Jai is tougher than he looks too. I was surprised how well he handled the aggression of 'Boom Boom' Flanagan last fight. Flanagan is basic but pretty intimidating and Jai was more than up for it.
 
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Jai is tougher than he looks too. I was surprised how well he handled the aggression of 'Boom Boom' Flanagan last fight. Flanagan is basic but pretty intimidating and Jai was more than up for it.
to be honest I haven’t actually seen to many of Jai’s fights. I caught the buzz for him when he was at the olympics and coming into the pros. Saw a few early fights but that was it until tonight.

He always looked like he had potential but seems like he’s definitely frowning into it now
 

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to be honest I haven’t actually seen to many of Jai’s fights. I caught the buzz for him when he was at the olympics and coming into the pros. Saw a few early fights but that was it until tonight.

He always looked like he had potential but seems like he’s definitely frowning into it now
Have seen quite a few of his fights along the way, including his early ones. Early on his jab was quite poor and it took him a few fights to improve it. He has had some trouble with his hands though and apparently one is due to either be treated or operated on. Yet Lonegan was saying Jai would be fighting again first week of December.
 
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Huni's team are apparently looking at him fighting 3 more times as a professional prior to the Tokyo Olympics mid next year.
 

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Justis Huni is fighting again on December 3rd and again in Brisbane. Hearing his opponent could be 3-0 Cameroon born, 37 year old, Arsene Fosso.
 
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Big weekend for Aussie boxing @Super_Fly_Sam

Kambosos-Selby 31/10 at Wembley - Sunday morning our time.

Jason Moloney-Inoue 31/10 in Las Vegas - later on Sunday our time.
I think I should be able to catch Kambosos VS Selby in the morning if it's on Kayo or I can get a stream (which I should be able to)... But am going to be tied up through the day travelling so might miss Moloney fight. Unless I can get someone to take over driving duties and I'll get a stream on my phone.

Moloney VS Inoue is a main event PPV so won't be on Kayo. Only $29.95 though. Usually I go the stream route and am not up for paying for it. But I like the Moloney boys. I normally would support the PPV and order since they haven't over priced it but I don't have foxtel so can't get it even if I wanted to. Would have to be a stream.

Speaking of over priced... I'm a fan of Tim Tszyu and want to see him succeed. But I'll be F'd if I'm paying $59.95 for him to fight Bowyn Morgan with the main support bout as Mark Hunt VS Paul Gallen...... It's not a horrible fight for Tim. It's not a $60 ppy worth though and not with the support of Gallen and Hunt.... it'll be stream or miss out for that one

Am loving Kayo for the fights these days. the no spoiler thing is SO GOOD. Miss they fight just stay off social media or out of here and get onto kayo when you can and just watch it "live" when you're able.
 
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