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List of Australasian boxing champions

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This list of Australasian boxing champions is a table showing the boxers who have won the Australasian Professional Championship. The title has been strictly administered by the Australian National Boxing Federation, New Zealand Professional Boxing Association and New Zealand National Boxing Federation.[1] A champion will often voluntarily relinquish the title in order to fight for a higher-ranked championship, such as a world title. Where the date on which a champion relinquished the title is unclear. This title is highly unrepresented as the boxing records keeping website BoxRec, does not have an official list for this title. This title is not to be confused with the Australasian titles that are sanctioned by International Boxing Federation, World Boxing Foundation or World Boxing Union.

Bantamweight[edit]

Name Reign Duration of reign Defences Notes
New Zealand Billy Wenand 1 10 October 1910 1

Super Bantamweight[edit]

Name Reign Duration of reign Defences Notes
Australia Tony Wehbee 1 8 May 1992 0
Darryl wallace 17 Dec 1980

Featherweight[edit]

Name Reign Duration of Reign Defences Notes
New Zealand Johnnie Leckie 1 11 August 1928 – 5 September 1928 0
Australia John Michael Fahey

(Johnny Michael)

1 1954 0 1954 Victorian FeatherWeight Boxing Champion
Australia Tommy Crowle 1 26 December 1929 0
New Zealand Toro George 1 27 March 1969 0
ItalyAustralia Paul Ferreri 1 22 November 1984 0
United KingdomAustralia Callum Rad 1 9 February 2018 0
Australia Tony Wehbee 1 8 October 2018 0

Super Featherweight[edit]

Name Reign Duration of reign Defences Notes
Australia Dennis Talbot 1 14 November 1980 1
United KingdomAustralia Tony Miller 1 9 June 1985 0

Lightweight[edit]

Name Reign Duration of reign Defences Notes
AustraliaUnited Kingdom Callum Rad-Appleby 1 28 September 2018 0
Australia Jack Swing 1 24 April 2016 0
New Zealand Marcus Howley 1 10 March 2013 0
New Zealand Vic Patrick Retired 2014.
Australia Jack Hassen 1 19 September 1949 – 5 October 1951 Winning vacant title following the retirement of champion Vic Patrick against Archie Kemp (who died in hospital the next day).[2] Losing to Frank Flannery.[3]
New Zealand Frank Flannery 5 October 1951 – 8 May 1953 Winning against Jack Hassen.[3] Losing to Pat Ford.[4]
New Zealand Pat Ford 8 May 1953 Winning against Frank Flannery.[5]
Australia Hector Thompson 1 26 February 1973 0 Winning against Manny Santos
Australia Scott Brouwer 1 19 March 1993 0

Super Lightweight[edit]

Name Reign Duration of reign Defences Notes
TongaNew Zealand Manny Santos 1 14 February 1972 0
Australia Jeff Malcolm 1 6 October 1977 – 16 February 1978 1 Winning vacant title against Mark Apai
Australia Hector Thompson 1 16 February 1978 0
Australia Barry Michael 1 16 February 1983 0

Welterweight[edit]

Name Reign Duration of reign Defences Notes
United KingdomAustralia Wally Hancock 1 30 May 1932 0
Australia Vic Patrick 1 4 November 1944 – 27 April 1946 1
New Zealand Bos Murphy 1 27 April 1946 0
ItalyAustralia Rocky Mattioli 1 12 July 1973 – 14 February 1975 1 Winning vacant title against Pongi Lie
SamoaNew Zealand Ali Afakasi 1 14 February 1975 – 15 July 1976 3
Australia Hector Thompson 1 15 July 1976 0
SamoaNew Zealand Ali Afakasi 2 8 September 1977 0
Australia Julian Holland 1 30 July 1998 0

Super Welterweight[edit]

Michael Pengue 1 14 August 2019 0 Notes
Australia Wally Carr 1 12 July 1976 0

Middleweight[edit]

Name Reign Duration of reign Defences Notes
Australia Tom Uren 1 1 January 1920 0
Australia Jack Haines 1 27 September 1930 0
LithuaniaAustralia Pran Mikus 1 6 January 1955 0
Australia Clive Stewart 1 4 July 1960 0
Australia Reg Hayes 1 14 September 1963 – 10 March 1964 1
New Zealand Earl Nikora 1 10 March 1964 0
Australia Dick Blair 1 19 May 1969 0
SamoaNew Zealand Monty Betham 1 11 February 1979 3 Retired in 1982
Australia Ritchie Roberts 1 20 December 1983 0
Australia Mark Janssen 1 7 July 1986 0
Australia Craig Trotter 1 30 October 1992 0
Australia Ian McLeod 1 14 December 2002 0

Super Middleweight[edit]

Name Reign Duration of reign Defences Notes
Australia Rick Thornberry 1 19 July 1996 1
Australia David Toussaint[6] 1 1 April 2016 0
Australia Faris Chevalier 1 10 September 2016 0

Light Heavyweight[edit]

Name Reign Duration of reign Defences Notes
Australia Arthur Cripps 1 24 August 1909 0
Australia Dave Sands 1 31 March 1952 0
HungaryAustralia Steve Aczel 1 25 June 1974 0
Australia Tony Mundine 1 15 December 1980 – 19 May 1984 1
SamoaNew Zealand Alex Sua 1 19 May 1984 0
Australia Jeff Harding 1 25 September 1987 0
Australia John Marceta 1 3 November 1995 0
New Zealand Anthony Bigeni 1 14 July 1996 0

Cruiserweight[edit]

Name Reign Duration of reign Defences Notes
SamoaNew Zealand Alex Sua 1 17 February 1983 0
SamoaAustralia Apollo Sweet 1 24 May 1989 1
Australia Aaron Russell 1 3 December 2016 – 9 September 2017 1 Stripped of title when lost by TKO in a Non-title bout
New ZealandAustralia Benjamin Kelleher 1 2 December 2017 – 17 January 2018 0 Stripped of title when lost by TKO in a Non-title bout
United KingdomAustralia Matthew Davoren 1 24 March 2018 – Present 0

Heavyweight[edit]

Name Reign Duration of reign Defences Notes
Australia Harold Hardwick 1 14 September 1915 0
South AfricaAustralia Jim Tracey 1 22 March 1920 0
United States Jimmy Clabby 1 25 August 1920 0
Australia George Cook 1 17 December 1920 0
Australia Colin Bell 1 17 March 1922 0
New Zealand Alan Campbell 1 30 July 1931 – 2 May 1932 2
Australia Ambrose Palmer 1 2 May 1932 0
TongaNew Zealand George Mahoni 1 1 May 1961 1
New Zealand August Tanuvasa 1 25 November 1987 – 7 October 1988 1
Republic of IrelandAustralia Kevin Barry 1 7 October 1988 0
United KingdomAustralia Dean Waters 1 25 January 1989 0
Australia Craig Petersen 1 21 March 1992 0
New Zealand Jimmy Thunder 1 14 June 1992 0
Australia Craig Petersen 2 25 September 1993 0
New Zealand Shane Cameron 1 29 April 2005 0

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  • Boxing in Australia
  • Professional boxing in New Zealand
  • List of Australian female boxing champions
  • List of Australian heavyweight boxing champions
  • List of Australian cruiserweight boxing champions
  • List of Australian light heavyweight boxing champions
  • List of Australian super middleweight boxing champions
  • List of Australian middleweight boxing champions
  • List of Australian super welterweight boxing champions
  • List of Australian welterweight boxing champions
  • List of Australian super lightweight boxing champions
  • List of Australian lightweight boxing champions
  • List of Australian super featherweight boxing champions
  • List of Australian featherweight boxing champions
  • List of Australian bantamweight boxing champions
  • List of New Zealand female boxing champions
  • List of New Zealand heavyweight boxing champions
  • List of New Zealand cruiserweight boxing champions
  • List of New Zealand light heavyweight boxing champions
  • List of New Zealand super middleweight boxing champions
  • List of New Zealand middleweight boxing champions
  • List of New Zealand super welterweight boxing champions
  • List of New Zealand welterweight boxing champions
  • List of New Zealand super lightweight boxing champions
  • List of New Zealand lightweight boxing champions
  • List of New Zealand super featherweight boxing champions
  • List of New Zealand featherweight boxing champions
  • List of New Zealand bantamweight boxing champions

References[edit]

  1. "ANBF Rules for Australasian Titles" (PDF). ANBF. Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  2. "HASSEN BECOMES CHAMPION BY KNOCKOUT WIN". The Sydney Morning Herald (34, 866). New South Wales, Australia. 20 September 1949. p. 9. Retrieved 1 July 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Flannery takes title in fight of century". The Argus (Melbourne) (32, 790). Victoria, Australia. 6 October 1951. p. 1. Retrieved 1 July 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. "Frank Flannery". Boxing Rec. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  5. "Pat Ford". Boxing Rec. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  6. "Boxing: Canberra's Dave Toussaint sets sights on Australasian Super Middleweight title". canberra times. Retrieved 31 March 2016.

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