The Vic Darchinyan vs. Abner Mares and Yonnhy Perez vs. Joseph Agbeko matches in the new Showtime bantamweight boxing tournament will be shown on delay in Australia on MAIN EVENT Television on Sunday 12 December 2010.
By Thomas Hauser: Boxing is a hunger sport. All fighters start at the bottom. A rare few make it to the top. Sergio Martinez was born into poverty. Sports were his way out of the Argentinean ghetto. He was a talented soccer player and cyclist (his first two chosen sports). But his skills in those disciplines were short of world-class.
By Paul Upham: After a year away from the boxing ring, Parramatta heavyweight “Iron Rhino” Michael Kirby returned with a 2nd round stoppage win over Alipate Liava’a on November 19. The 35 year-old then got into a post-fight feud with NSW heavyweight champion Brett Smith.