Rising star Justis Huni is back in action this Thursday defending the Australian heavyweight title against Arsene Fosso in Brisbane.
Huni created boxing history when he won the belt in his professional debut with a seventh round TKO win over Django Opelu in October.
The fight headlines a stacked card, with Shannon O’Connell, Issac Hardman, Tej Singh and Ben Kite all set to fight.
Here’s everything you need to know about Huni-Fosso.
WHEN IS JUSTIS HUNI FIGHTING?
Justis Huni is fight Arsene Fosso on Thursday, December 3.
The bout will take place just six weeks after Huni’s impressive debut win over Opelu.
HOW TO WATCH JUSTIS HUNI’S NEXT FIGHT
You can catch all the action on Fox Sports Channel 505 from (AEDT) 6:30pm.
The fight will also be available on Kayo. Sign up here!
JUSTI HUNI WEIGH-IN
All fighters have made weight at the weigh-ins at Fortitude Music Hall in Brisbane.
WHAT TIME IS JUSTIS HUNI FIGHTING?
Expect Huni and Fosso to step into the ring at around (AEDT) 9-9:30pm
WHO ELSE IS FIGHTING? HUNI-FOSSO UNDERCARD
It’s a good one. Here’s the full card.
Justis Huni vs Arsene Foss – Australian Heavyweight title
Shannon O’Connell vs Kori Farr – Commonwealth women’s Bantamweight title
Tej Singh vs Issac Hardman – Australian Middleweight title
Ben Kite vs Danny Kennedy – vacant IBF Pan Pacific Welterweight and Australian Welterweight Titles
Andrew Hunt vs Luke Woods – Welterweight
Teremoana Jr vs Drew Jackson – Heavyweight
JUSTIS HUNI RECORD – BOXREC
Huni has just one professional fight under his belt so far, so his record is 1-0 (1KO).
He is 18-3 (1KO) in the amateurs, having most recently fought in March in Qatar, where he earned selection to the Tokyo Olympics.
ARSENE FOSSO RECORD
Fosso is 3-0 with three knockouts after debuting in April 2019.
He went 6-5 as an amateur fighting for Cameroon and made it to the quarter-finals of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018.
HUNI: I’M GOING IN THERE TO DO WHAT I LOVE, AND THAT’S BOX
We caught up with Huni for a chat this week. The relaxed 21-year-old talked us through what his debut was like and what he hopes to achieve in boxing.
Check out a link to the story here, or watch the full interview below.
ISSAC HARDMAN HITS OUT AT GERRY MURPHY
Another rapidly rising star on the Australian boxing scene, Issac Hardman will fight Tej Singh for the Australian middleweight world title.
‘The Headsplitter’ has all the respect in the world for Singh, but has been engaged in a running battle with his coach, Gerry Murphy, over the past 12 months.
Check out what he had to say here.