GOODMAN ENDS EXCEPTIONAL 2023 IN DOMINANT WIN OVER LIU
No Limit Boxing saw out 2023 as its most successful year yet, closing out the calendar year in style with a double header showdown at The Star in Sydney on Friday 15 December.
Main Event and No Limit Boxing have broadcast 12 domestic shows this year, including six Pay-Per-Views (PPVs) and six No Limit on Fox shows, making it the most ever by a promoter on Main Event in a single year. This also resulted in the average audience for No Limit Boxing on Main Event shows up by 76% from 2022. The unrivalled partnership delivered 72 domestic fights with 30 KOs this year.
FIGHT NIGHT RESULTS
Sam Goodman ended his exceptional 2023 campaign in style as well, dominating Chinese opponent Zhong Liu via unanimous decision.
Goodman, who is the number one contender at super bantamweight with the IBF and WBO, extended his unbeaten record to 17-0 with his latest win.
He has declared that by the end of 2024 he “wants to be a world champion”.
Sam Goodman DEF. Zhong Liu via unanimous decision
(120-108, 119-109, 118-111)
The world class headliner was supported by a 10-round war in what was an enthralling co-main event between Australia’s number one super featherweight Liam Wilson and Jackson England.
Wilson who also took the victory by unanimous decision improved his record to 13-2 with the win over his Australian counterpart.
Wilson has his eyes on another Australian in the future, targeting George Kambosos should his reported fight with Vasily Lomanchenko fall through.
Liam Wilson def. Jackson England via unanimous decision
(96-94 x2, 97-93)
Upset of the night! After not having fought in 2023, Ibrahim Balla provides Youssef Dib his first defeat of his pro career.
Although it went to the judges scorecards, Balla won in dominating fashion. For his efforts he is now the new IBF Australian lightweight title holder.
Ibrahim Balla DEF. Youssef Dib via majority points decision
(95-95, 97-93, 100-90)
Balla wins Dib’s IBF Australasian Lightweight title
Ahmed Reda claimed the only victory via TKO/KO of the night.
Reda made light work of his opponent, Taunga Kairenga, after taking him down in just the second round.
Ahmed Reda def. Taunga Kairenga via second-round TKO
The heavyweight bought between Toese Vousiutu and Nathaniel Tuteru was the most evenly matched scorecard of the night.
The 19 year old Tuteru fought valiantly however Toese Vousiutu narrowly claimed victory via majority points decision.
Toese Vousiutu def. Nathaniel Tuteru via majority points decision
(38-38, 40-36, 39-37)