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Geovana Peres Announces Her Retirement

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 6:57 pm | Benjamin Watt

WBO World Light Heavyweight champion Geovana Peres trainer Terry Reid Batchelor has officially announced the retirement of Geovanas Career, Officially ending her career as a World Champion. The Shocking announcement was made on Facebook early ... More >>

Beginning of an Era, End of a Legend

Sunday, 4 August 2019, 12:51 pm | Benjamin Watt

On Saturday 3rd of August, one of the biggest boxing fights in New Zealand Boxing history happened at the Sir Don Rowlands Centre in Lake Karapiro. The young, skillful and entertaining upcoming Andrei Mikhailovich took on the legendary Gunnar Jackson ... More >>

The Heat is back

Saturday, 2 September 2017, 12:32 pm | Benjamin Watt

Hemi “The Heat” Ahio has made his in ring return with a massive win over veteran Daniel Tai. Ahio has one the New Zealand National (PBCNZ Version) & IBO Oceania-Oriental Heavyweight titles. More >>

Mandatory Challenger been appoint for NZ title

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 12:24 pm | Benjamin Watt

It has just been decided that New Zealand Heavyweight female boxer Sarah Long, has been appointed as the mandatory challenger for the New Zealand National (NZPBA Version) Heavyweight title. More >>

Junior Pati Pre Weigh In Results

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 9:48 am | Benjamin Watt

Promoters Mal & Raylyne Siaosi of Multi Trade boxing organised a pre weigh in press conference late last week. This was organised due to amount of doubt around Pati being able to make weight for the the fight against New Zealand Champion Lance ... More >>

Waikato Boxer gets second chance at his career

Saturday, 6 May 2017, 5:18 pm | Benjamin Watt

Waikato Boxer gets second chance at his career Hamilton, New Zealand’s “The Unspeakable One” Zane McNab will get a second chance in boxing this year in Melbourne. More >>

Brock wins career defining bout for NZ title

Saturday, 29 April 2017, 9:44 pm | Benjamin Watt

Brock wins career defining bout for NZ title Shay Brock won the biggest bout of his career, winning against Ray Musson by 6th round TKO for the New Zealand National (NZPBA version) super Welterweight title. More >>

First ever LGBT New Zealand Champion

Saturday, 22 April 2017, 1:29 pm | Benjamin Watt

First ever LGBT New Zealand Champion Brazilian Born and Lesbian Geovana Peres, has won the New Zealand National (NZNBF Version) Light Heavyweight title by unanimous decision against Tongan born Nailini Helu. More >>

New Zealand World Champion Retires

Saturday, 22 April 2017, 1:27 pm | Benjamin Watt

WBU World Super Lightweight Champion Anthony “TNT” Taylor, has officially retired from Professional boxing. Taylor’s manager Craig Thomson confirmed today. More >>

Nailini Helu gets a chance for New Zealand title

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 11:05 am | Benjamin Watt

Nailini Helu will be fighting for the New Zealand National (NZNBF Version) Light Heavyweight title at ABA Stadium on April 21st against Geovana Peres. More >>

BTW Announces NZ Title

Friday, 22 July 2016, 1:47 pm | Benjamin Watt

BTW Promoter, Benjamin Watt has announced his main event at his boxing event on September 24th. Tongan born New Zealander Nailini Helu, will be fighting for the NZPBA Womens Heavyweight title against Ange Davis. More >>

BTW First Fight for Charity

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 10:23 am | Benjamin Watt

24 year old, Benjamin Watt will be promoting his first boxing event in Auckland, New Zealand, September this year. This event will be raising money for the Mika Haka Foundation Charity. More >>

Jackson vs Auimatagi gets Title Upgrade

Friday, 1 July 2016, 9:58 am | Benjamin Watt

Gunnar Jackson vs Mose Auimatagi Jnr fight will be getting a Title upgrade. The vacant Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) Asia Pacific middleweight title will be add into the mix, alongside Jackson defending his NZPBA title. More >>

Lance Bryant wins his first Title

Friday, 1 July 2016, 9:55 am | Benjamin Watt

New Zealand boxer Lance Bryant, wins his first professional boxing title in Opunake, New Zealand. Bryant won the Interim NZNBF New Zealand National and Vacant IBO Asia Pacific Cruiserweight title against James Langton. More >>

Nailini Helu Number one Contender for NZ Title

Monday, 20 June 2016, 4:34 pm | Benjamin Watt

Nailini Helu victory over Sarah Long on Saturday was actually a NZPBA Female Heavyweight Title Eliminator. More >>

Tongan Born New Zealander wins second Professional bout

Monday, 20 June 2016, 10:44 am | Benjamin Watt

Tongan Born New Zealander, Nailini Helu has won her second professional bout. Helu won against Sarah Long by unanimous decision. More >>

New Zealand Boxers Pay tribute to Muhammad Ali

Monday, 6 June 2016, 2:13 pm | Benjamin Watt

New Zealand Boxers Pay tribute to Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali was and forever will be the greatest of all time. If you have been living under a rock this is who Ali is. More >>

The Mad Dog Retires

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 10:03 am | Benjamin Watt

Samoan Born Cruiserweight boxer Monty Filimaea retires at the age of 29. The now New Zealand citizen boxer announced in the ring after his fight against Lance Bryant that he is retiring as a professional boxer. More >>

Tim Hunt vs Anthony Taylor for Vacant WBO Oriental title

Monday, 30 May 2016, 1:49 pm | Benjamin Watt

Australian Tim Hunt to fight New Zealander Anthony Taylor in Melbourne. Promoter Brian Amatruda has confirmed that the two will be the main event on his next show in July. More >>

Milestones for Boxing Promoter

Friday, 15 January 2016, 2:21 pm | Benjamin Watt

Auckland, New Zealand’s Craig Thomson, has achieved multiple milestones in his career. Recently discovered by one of the Boxrec editors, Thomson has achieved the following: More >>