TV title defence – Conor Wallace defends towards Samoa ‘knockout artist’ – Irish Boxing


Conor Wallace [7(5)-0] steps into the highlight this weekend.

The Australian based mostly Newry fighter places his Australian Iight-heavyweight title on the road on the Gold Coast Conference Centre on Saturday.

The conflict performs out on the undercard of heavyweight prospects Justis Huni’s combat with Jack Moris and shall be aired stay on Fox Sports activities.

The six-time underage Irish novice champion doesn’t simply make an improve by way of card and platform, he additionally takes a step up by way of opponent.

The Steve Deller coached prospect trades leather-based with the extra skilled and brilliantly named Leti Leti [15(12)-1(0)]. The Samoa native was deemed an enormous prospect when he first turned over and comes into the combat with a 75% knockout ratio.

The 33-year-old, who has solely profession defeat got here towards former Commonwealth title challenger Samuel Colomban, was 4 years out of the ring however stays unbeaten since his return with wins over fighters with a profitable document, together with the beforehand undefeated Mark Kassab.

Nonetheless, the fighter billed as a ‘knockout artist’ hasn’t appeared as harmful since transferring up in weight. The previous welterweight hasn’t registered a stoppage or knockdown since transferring as much as gentle heavy.

Nonetheless standing between Wallace and continued success is an skilled fighter who has solely misplaced as soon as in his profession. It’s an enormous step up however an enormous likelihood to make an announcement on a excessive profile card.

 

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