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‘I was willing to die in that ring’: Is Jai Opetaia Australia’s toughest athlete?

‘I was willing to die in that ring’: Is Jai Opetaia Australia’s toughest athlete?

Jai Opetaia was involved in one of the most extraordinary feats in Australian sporting history, but literally hasn’t been able to talk about it until now.

  • by Adrian Proszenko

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‘Won’t go the distance’: Tszyu ready to rumble against Charlo in Vegas

‘Won’t go the distance’: Tszyu ready to rumble against Charlo in Vegas

Tim Tszyu, in the uncustomary position of being the underdog in his title fight against Jermell Charlo, predicts he will usher in a “new era” for the sport.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
‘An angry, depressed old man’: Tszyu unloads on Charlo after locking in title fight

‘An angry, depressed old man’: Tszyu unloads on Charlo after locking in title fight

Their world title fight has only just been locked in, but Tim Tszyu hasn’t wasted any time letting Jermell Charlo know what he thinks of him.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Nikita Tszyu's brutal round-one knockout
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Nikita Tszyu's brutal round-one knockout

Nikita Tszyu scores a devastating round-one knockout win over Mason Smith, in ringside footage captured by Adrian Proszenko.

Horn torn as ‘battle of the brothers’ reignites Tszyu rivalry

Horn torn as ‘battle of the brothers’ reignites Tszyu rivalry

Jeff Horn is in the bizarre situation of cheering for one member of the Tszyu family and against another due to the upcoming “battle of the brothers”.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
UFC 276 as it happened: Volkanovski and Adesanya retain titles

UFC 276 as it happened: Volkanovski and Adesanya retain titles

It’s a bumper card for UFC 276 from Las Vegas with Australia’s champion Alexander Volkanovski sharing top billing with Israel Adesanya and Jared Cannonier.

  • by Caden Helmers
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Australian boxer Jai Opetaia overcomes broken jaw to become world champion

Australian boxer Jai Opetaia overcomes broken jaw to become world champion

Jai Opetaia overcame a broken jaw suffered in the second round against a man known as “The Latvian Punisher” to become Australia’s latest world boxing champion.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
‘Biggest upset in Australian history’: Opetaia channels Horn in title shot

‘Biggest upset in Australian history’: Opetaia channels Horn in title shot

When Jai Opetaia takes his world title shot against Mairis Briedis, it will mark the anniversary of one of the biggest boxing upsets on Australia soil.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Tszyu brothers have opponents running scared

Tszyu brothers have opponents running scared

For very different reasons, Tim and Nikita Tszyu have struggled to lock down opponents in recent months.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
‘Peppered with bullets’: Huni wins in wake of drive-by shooting attack

‘Peppered with bullets’: Huni wins in wake of drive-by shooting attack

Justis Huni has overcome a drive-by shooting at his house to make a victorious return to boxing with a convincing win over Joseph Goodall.

  • by Phil Lutton
‘Bit of a mess’: Boxing politics threatens Tszyu’s world title shot

‘Bit of a mess’: Boxing politics threatens Tszyu’s world title shot

Just two days ago, Tim Tszyu was celebrating news that a deal had been struck to fight Jermell Charlo. Now his undisputed world title shot is in jeopardy.

  • by Adrian Proszenko