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What happened Zerafa boxing?

What happened Zerafa boxing?

Tim Tszyu’s anticipated fight with Michael Zerafa on July 7 has been cancelled after the Victorian fighter’s camp raised health concerns about the event. Team Zerafa has opted not to travel to Newcastle following the latest COVID-19 outbreaks, putting a hold on a rivalry that has been simmering for three years.

Why did Michael Zerafa withdraw?

Australian boxing great Billy Dib says Michael Zerafa’s withdrawal from his July 7 fight with Tim Tszyu makes the Victorian fighter look “weak”. Zerafa pulled out of the heavily anticipated fight because of concerns relating to health and financial-well being of his team.

What nationality is boxer Michael Zerafa?

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Where does Zerafa train?

Zerafa says the only job he carries aside from pursuing his boxing career is training clients at Powerplay Gym in Melbourne.

How old was Zerafa when he became a boxer?

Zerafa, born to an Australian mother and a father born in Malta, says he first became interested in boxing at age 10. He had around 20 amateur fights, Altamura says, and turned pro at age 18 after failing to make Australia’s World Youth Team after losing to 2012 Olympian Damien Hooper.

When does Michael Zerafa fight Peter Quillin?

Michael Zerafa knows that stepping up to the world stage of boxing means increased scrutiny and expectation. Now he also knows it means being trolled on social media. The Australian boxer, who faces Peter Quillin on Sept. 12 at Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Conn., concedes he is a major underdog against the former WBO middleweight titleholder.

How did Erislandy Lara win the boxing fight?

Most boxing analysts and fans believed that Lara clearly won the fight and had been unfairly judged. Lara was able to land hard, clean left hands throughout the fight while maintaining superb defense. Williams appeared hurt in the later rounds but did, however, keep up a high output of punches despite their relative ineffectiveness.

When was Michael Zerafa last in the ring?

Zerafa is jumping from the club scene of Australia to a Premier Boxing Champions event on NBC, having competed in two six-rounders in his last outings. He had gone 10 rounds on four occasions prior, including his lone defeat to Arif Magomedov in Russia last October.