Topic: Boxing

Super8 fight night displays explosive talent

By Tamati Tiananga

In the Cruiserweight four-man tournament Israel "Style Bender" Adesanya retained the Super8 Cruiserweight title beating Lance "Buster" Bryant in the final.

In the light heavyweight four-man tournament, Reece "Lighting" Papuni defeated Robert "The Butcher" Berridge in the final to hold the Super8 Light heavyweight title.

In the female celebrity fight, former Shortland Street star Bree Peters beat Lisa O'Loughlin.  Monty Betham Jnr is the new NZ Cruiserweight Champion beating James "Batman" Langton.

Hemi "The Heat" Ahio was crowned the New Zealand National Boxing Federation Heavyweight champion after his victory over Alapati A'asa.

In the main event of the night, NSW and Cronulla Sharks Captain Paul Gallen defeated Warriors standout Bodene Thompson after a vicious four rounds of explosive entertainment by both fighters.

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