Wildfighter: Round 1
The inaugural “Wildfighter” promotion takes place at The Timber Yard in Port Melbourne this coming Saturday March 23. Presented by former World Champion Will Tomlinson, the event features local and Australian talent in a series of boxing bouts.
Will Tomlinson (25-3-1, 13 KO) is former IBO World Super Featherweight champion winning the title by a unanimous decision against Alan Herrera in November 2011. He has also successfully defended his belt three times taking the decision against Jose Daniel Ruiz, Irving Berry and Malcolm Klassen. Over the course of his career, “Wild Will” represented Australia in the US three times, as well as battled it out in Mexico.
Retired from fighting, Tomlinson took on the mission of promoter aspiring to help raise The Sweet Science Down Under. In addition, he helps train up and coming champions, as well as the likes of Australian model turned Muay Thai fighter Lilian Dikmans.
Among the bouts featured on the Wildfighter card, Liberian-born Australian kickboxer Victor Nagbe makes his pro-boxing debut. He is known for his battles against such Muay Thai stars as Buakaw Banchamek of Thailand and Andrei Kulebin, just to name a couple.
Doors open at 6 pm. The event starts at 6.30 pm local time.