By Paul Upham: Zac “Shaker” Awad won a six round technical points decision over late replacement Tim Kanofski at light heavyweight on Thursday 4 November 2010, headlining a Angelo Hyder “Nitro Boxing” promotion at the Wyong Rugby League Club in Kanwal, NSW.
A deep cut over left eye of Kanofski forced an early stoppage to the scheduled eight round fight. Judges scored the fight for 29 year-old Awad 15-1-1 (6), 50-47, 48-47 and 48-47.
Also on the card, former IBF super lightweight world title contender 32 year-old Naoufel “Chocolata” Ben Rabah 31-2 (16) had an easy 1st round knockout win over 31 year-old Ramadhan Weriu 14-4-1 (13) from Merauke City, Indonesia.
The fight of the night was a wild heavyweight slug fest between Sosaia Funaki and Clarence Tillman, where both men were stunned at different times.
26 year-old Funaki 6-0 (5) from Ambervale, New South Wales prevailed, winning by 2nd round knockout.
The card was televised live around Australia on Fox Sports 3.
Thursday 4 November 2010
Wyong Rugby League Club, Kanwal, NSW, Australia
Zac Awad w.td.6 Tim Kanofski
Naoufel Ben Rabah w.tko.1 Ramadhan Weriu
Sosaia Funaki w.ko.2 Clarence Tillman
Waylon Law w.ud.4 Kane Buckley
Sam Ah See w.ko.1 Shawn Martin
Clint Hosking w.td.4 Michael Correa
Terry Baker w.ud.4 Jacques Hendrisson