Australian super featherweight champion Dana Coolwell returns to the ring on Wednesday night for the first time after delivering Australian boxing’s 2021 knockout of the year.
Coolwell pulled off an upset victory over Miles Zalewski in December with a 10th-round knockout to secure the Australian title – and the Australian National Boxing Federation’s knockout of the year award.
Now the 7-1 fighter headlines an enticing night of action at Fortitude Music Hall in Brisbane, with live coverage on Fox Sports 507 on Foxtel and Kayo from 7pm AEST.
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He faces undefeated Venezuelan champion Ender ‘The Tiger’ Luces for the IBF Super Featherweight Youth World Title.
At yesterday’s weigh-in, Luces declared: “This signifies the world to me. I’m here to show everyone what I’m here to do. I didn’t come to Australia for a holiday!”
Coolwell said: “This is very exciting. A massive opportunity for me and I’m going to take it with both hands.
“I’m just sticking to my game plan. And if the stoppage comes I’ll be going for it … I’ll take him to the deep end rounds. And I’ll drown him.”
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Dana Coolwell vs Ender Luces for the IBF SuperFeatherweight World Youth Title
Andrei Mikhailovich vs King Davidson at 74kg catchweight
Jason Whateley vs Savenaca Naliva for the IBF Pan Pacific Cruiser Title
Erik Sokolov vs Liam Pope for the Australian super bantamweight Title
Ben Kite vs Ben Horn for the Australian welterweight Title
Jerome Pampellone vs Lucas ‘Thriller’ Miller at light heavyweight.
Cody Poynter vs Bryce McLachlan at 80kg catchweight.
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