Jeff Horn vs. Gary Corcoran – WBO welterweight title
Australian Jeff Horn defends his World Boxing Organization welterweight title against Gary Corcoran of England. The 12-round championship bout headlines Battle of Brisbane 2 held on Wednesday December 13 at Convention & Exhibition Centre. Horn claimed the belt against famed Filipino Manny Pacquiao in July.
The Battle of Brisbane 2 fight card comprises seven bouts. The roster includes Australian and international boxers, with three titles challenged on the night.
Among the bouts, Australian featherweight Nathaniel May takes on Brazilian Aelio Mesquita. The pair battles out for IBF International belt. The bout is scheduled also for twelve rounds.
Also on the card the representative of the country-host Rohan Murdock goes up against Russian middleweight Apti Ustarkhanov. The pair meets in a ten-round contest, challenging for WBO Oriental Sup’ belt.
In addition, local super featherweight Paul Fleming faces Filipino Vergil Puton, and Shannon O’Connell meets Hungarian Kleopatra Tolnai at bantamweight. The full fight card can be found below.
Battle of Brisbane 2 fight card
Welterweight Jeff Horn vs. Gary Corcoran
Featherweight Nathaniel May vs. Aelio Mesquita
Middleweight Rohan Murdock vs. Apti Ustarkhanov
Super featherweight Paul Fleming vs. Vergil Puton
Bantamweight Shannon O’Connell vs. Kleopatra Tolnai
Heavyweight Alex Leapai vs. Roger Izonritei
Welterweight Lenny Zappavigna vs. Nestor Faccio Cordozo