Australian users can personalise their ESPN experience by downloading the app. Paul Gallen has overcome Mark Hunt in a high-quality heavyweight fight at Bankwest Stadium, before calling out UFC star Rob Whittaker. 3:12. #GallenHunt, One wide scorecard but didn’t have an issue with the winner. “Thankfully he didn’t come for me and I came good.”. But Gallen showed great heart to compose himself from a daze and dish out his own punishment. Real or Not: Gervonta Davis' future at junior welterweight; Garcia-Haney on the horizon? A right hand in the second round that wobbled the former NRL star and left hooks in the fourth and fifth rounds were clearly the most impactful punches of the bout. Both fighters landed heavy blows on each other, but Gallen walked away the winner after the three judges' scorecards read 58-56, 58-56 and 59-55 to Gallen. Gallen, meanwhile, is now 10-0-1 as a pro boxer. Paul Gallen celebrates victory over Mark Hunt. While Gallen won a majority points decision, a draw would have been a fitting result. NRL great Paul Gallen will take on his toughest opponent yet when he meets UFC icon Mark Hunt at Sydney’s Bankwest Stadium on December 16. Paul Gallen Mark Hunt "Super Samoan" 11-0-1 Pro Record At Fight : 0-2-1 Australia Nationality : New Zealand Cronulla, New South Wales, Australia : Fighting out of : Sydney, Australia: 39 years, 4 months, 2 days : Age at Fight : It’s a fight fans would want to see again, but Gallen … Hunt could have stopped it all in the second round when he rocked Gallen with a thunderous right hand that left him vulnerable to a follow-up. NSW rugby league legend Phil Gould scored it for Gal. “Fair play to Gallen, he’s very tough but that’s a bad call after a bad fight. Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2021. Part time fighter beat my ass,” Hunt wrote. It's fight day for Tim Tszyu, Bowyn Morgan, Mark Hunt, Paul Gallen and a host of other local talent. Mark Hunt's Classy Message To Paul Gallen After Boxing Defeat 4 months ago The New Zealand-born heavy-hitter hasn't competed inside an octagon, ring or anywhere for that matter for almost two years. "[But] I'm so fit at the moment, I've trained so hard. Get live scores, news and videos for the teams and sports you love ANYWHERE, ANYTIME. Brilliant! 4-2 either way was cool. RELATED: Arrogant blunder that saved Gallen. “He should’ve jumped all over me, that was his opportunity and you miss all the opportunities you don’t take. Gallen was more active but every time Hunt landed they were the much more effective punches. But after the three judges returned a unanimous decision win for the former NSW Origin captain – Brad Vocale had it 59-55 in Gallen’s favour while Will Soulos and John Cauchi scored it 58-56 – there were plenty of viewers who felt Hunt had been robbed. This is a good place if you want to put an opt-in form or a scarcity countdown. Former UFC and PRIDE star Mark Hunt took a swing at former rugby player Paul Gallen at the weigh-ins for their boxing match on Wednesday in Australia. Tim Tszyu vs Bowyn Morgan & Mark Hunt vs Paul Gallen Live Stream Online.Boxing Full Fight TV Channel.It’s finally announced The Most wanted and … "I'll get in there and smash him.". Personally had it a draw. A furious debate has erupted in the boxing world after Paul Gallen's unanimous points victory against Mark Hunt on Wednesday night. Paul Gallen vs Mark Hunt Wednesday 16 December 2020. Mark Hunt was marked up under both eyes.Source:Instagram. Mark Hunt vs Derrick Lewis [FIGHT HIGHLIGHTS] Match HD Highlights. After six round, the judges scored the fight 58-56, 58-56 and 59-55, all in favour of Gallen. This is the bottom slider area. “But I had so much fun tonight getting back into the ring.”. Boxing match between Mark Hunt and Paul Gallen has been made official. Paul Gallen and Mark Hunt combined for one hell of a slugfest that lived up to its blockbuster billing on the biggest night on the Australian … • Download ESPN from iTunes App Store news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site, A right hand in the second round that wobbled the former NRL star, Gallen’s emotional message to ‘porn king’. “A clear win to Hunt but Gallen fought well and was always going to get a decision win,” added Channel 7’s Chris Garry. In the end the final word went to Hunt, who posted a classy message to social media acknowledging his opponent was the better man. His post included a photograph of his face, which had taken damage. (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)Source:Getty Images, “Should be 4-2 Hunt. Mark Hunt delivered the most telling blows. MMA and kickboxing veteran meets NRL legend in the co-main event of Sydney Superfight, taking place at Bankwest Stadium in Parramatta, NSW.The date has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 16. Paul Gallen’s six-round thriller with Mark Hunt didn’t end in a knockout, but it did offer plenty of huge shots and brutal action. While he didn't land the power shots, the volume of Gallen's shots gave him the decision. His own brand of Mexican Style, Ruiz outpoints Arreola for 1st win in 2 years, Abel Ramos upsets Omar Figueroa Jr.; Sebastian Fundora shines in KO victory, Training with alligators: Eubank Jr.'s preparations on new trainer Jones Jr.'s farm, Ranking the best upcoming fights, including Canelo-Saunders, Ramirez-Taylor and the return of Ruiz, Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Logan Paul: What you need to know about their exhibition bout. “I scored Gallen-Hunt a draw but I thought Gallen was the busier so happy with the decision,” Adam Santarossa tweeted. I don't know what he got me with, but it rocked me for a second," Gallen said. Hunt landed a right hander that wobbled Gallen in the second round, and then a huge left hook in the fourth that looked set to drop the NRL legend. Sporting News was in the rooms for Paul Gallen's post-fight press conference after his points victory over Mark Hunt. Paul Gallen v Mark Hunt fight: Fists fly at weigh-in at Taronga Zoo. There was no doubt Mark Hunt landed the more damaging shots in his heavyweight fight against Paul Gallen on Wednesday night. RELATED: Arrogant blunder that saved Gallen It was a brutal right hand that smacked Gallen straight on the jaw and wobbled his legs but without a ruthless follow-up. Paul Gallen vs Mark Hunt Preview. Ranking the returns of boxing's old guard. After this loss to Paul Gallen, Mark Hunt is now 0-2-1 as a pro boxer, as he was beaten by John Wyborn in his boxing debut back in 1998, and battled Joe Askew to a draw in his sophomore boxing bout in 2000. (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)Source:Getty Images. Dec 16th, 2020 Paul Gallen has maintained his undefeated record as a boxer with a unanimous points win over Mark Hunt, after recovering from a monstrous early blow. Once he had settled into the fight, Gallen looked in control and did his best work in close. I saw that (Hunt showing off) — that was when I came to. Tough effort from Paul Gallen. !”, Man that was impressive from Gal.How did he not hit the canvas on those Hunt punches.#GallenHunt, That's what happens when you turn up to a fight clearly unfit. Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. Paul Gallen and Mark Hunt will officially fight each other on December 16 as part of the Tim Tszyu-Bowyn Morgan fight night at Bankwest Stadium. “He hit me with something in the second round and I don’t even know what it was. Floyd Mayweather will fight both Paul brothers, Canelo Alvarez's voice grows louder as he cuts through boxing's power structure, How the world reacted to Canelo Alvarez's TKO of Billy Joe Saunders, Women's boxing pound-for-pound rankings: A familiar face returns to the top after another impressive win, The secret to Canelo's success? Gallen is very tough and fought well but it makes me sad it was so close.”. Hunt appeared to be out of gas before the fight had reached half distance but still loomed as a knockout threat and continued to strike Gallen with power punches, albeit not as often as he would have liked. Mark Hunt ripped for arrogant blunder that saved Paul Gallen in boxing blockbuster Mark Hunt should have knocked Paul Gallen out cold in the second round, but the UFC star’s arrogance came back to haunt him. Instead, Hunt turned to his corner and spread his arms out as if to suggest he had the fight sown up, only to realise his opponent wasn’t going to crumble as meekly as he thought. U have my respect. Mark Hunt tried to land a wild punch on Paul Gallen at the weigh-in. On a number of occasions he had Hunt on the ropes and didn't hesitate in landing a series of shots to the body and underside of the face. SYDNEY – UFC and PRIDE veteran Mark Hunt certainly doesn’t seem to be a fan of upcoming opponent Paul Gallen.. After verbally clashing with Gallen at a pre-fight news conference earlier this week, Hunt took things a step further at their official weigh-in Monday (Tuesday in Australia) by shoving and then taking a swing at his opponent.. Hunt and Gallen … Edgar Berlanga's first-round KO streak ends, but his unbeaten record is still intact. Mark Hunt had Paul Gallen seeing stars in the second round of their fight – but took a moment to gloat rather than move in for the kill. Former UFC and PRIDE heavyweight contender Mark Hunt ’s return to competitive action after a three-year hiatus ended in defeat to former rugby star Paul Gallen, … Took plenty, but dished out plenty,” Gould tweeted. Hunt, weighing a whopping 127kg, started the better of the two, landing a series of heavy blows in the opening two rounds. The NRL legend earned a unanimous points decision to stay undefeated as a professional boxer, before calling out former UFC middleweight champion Rob Whittaker. Should Emanuel Navarrete move up in weight? Ben Askren: No dive, big payday, shocked by the interest in Jake Paul fight, Triller's Jake Paul-Ben Askren PPV leaned too hard into sideshow, but future carries major potential, Don't let the name fool you: Joe Smith isn't an ordinary boxer, They're back? Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. • AFL | NRL | NBL | Rugby | Football | Cricket “Great fight. Boxing Fights Videos. “I reckon Paul Gallen wins the fight. Mark Hunt vs Paul Gallen (16-12-2020) Full Fight. Hunt has been a long term favourite for this fight, but is slightly drifting with some heavy support coming for Gallen. Queenslanders will be hoping Mark Hunt knocks out Paul Gallen. Gallen finished on top in a unanimous decision, something which annoyed PLENTY of boxing fans online given … Paul Gallen (left) pulled off a stunning victory against UFC legend Mark Hunt (right) prior to the main event of Sydney Super Fight The rugby … Gallen, 39 years old and seven years the junior of his opponent, weighed in almost 24 kgs lighter (103.66kg to Hunt’s 127.14kg), advantages which proved decisive in a earning a unanimous decision (58-56 x2, 59-55). Mark Hunt says Paul Gallen still has to earn his respect as a legitimate fighter. Gallen fought back to see out the round, then showed courage to make it all the way through six rounds. There was no doubt Mark Hunt landed the more damaging shots in his heavyweight fight against Paul Gallen on Wednesday night. PPV LIVE STREAM. Paul Gallen dismissed Sonny Bill Williams as “yesterday’s hero” after preserving his unbeaten boxing record with a courageous, against-the … RELATED: Gallen’s surprising post-fight demand, RELATED: Gallen’s emotional message to ‘porn king’. Did Edgar Berlanga benefit from the end of his KO streak? Both fighters landed heavy blows on each other, but Gallen walked away the winner after the three judges' scorecards read 58-56, 58-56 and 59-55 to Gallen. “Congratulations to Paul Gallen well deserved win. (Getty) (Getty) Gallen has been at the forefront of that movement, working his way through a host of former rugby league stars, AFL talent and professional fighters to boot. Doesn't matter how good you are, the busier guy will win. “An awful and incorrect decision,” tweeted The Daily Telegraph’s Nick Campton. ", Fury says fight vs. Joshua to take place Aug. 14, Hearn: Fury-Joshua set for Aug. in Saudi Arabia, Lopez-Kambosos to co-headline June 19 card, Canelo TKO's Saunders in legacy-enhancing win, Saunders has surgery to fix fractured eye socket, Hat's off: Jake Paul sparks Mayweather scuffle, Grand jury indicts boxer in killing of woman, Canelo open to trilogy bout with rival Golovkin, Real or Not: Canelo Alvarez is the best fighter in boxing. Paul Gallen defeats Mark Hunt via 6 Round Decision Gallen Decision Round 6. It’s official. Paul Gallen has maintained his undefeated record as a boxer with a unanimous points win over Mark Hunt, after recovering from a monstrous early blow. There was also no doubt Gallen was the busier man for most of the six-round slugfest and landed significantly more punches. Gallen (9-0-1, 5 KOs) heads into the bout as a $3.50 outsider in betting but has attracted money after opening up at $4.25 when the fight was announced. A right hand in the second round that wobbled the former NRL star and left hooks in the fourth and fifth rounds were clearly the most impactful punches of the bout. Just one day before one of the biggest fights in Australia, a pre-fight media event has been scrapped after Mark Hunt … • Top 10: Best Australian sports moments, "I'm just gonna beat him, I'm gonna beat him like I beat Mark," Gallen declared. • Download ESPN from Google Play Store I didn’t even know if I hit the deck or not, but it got me real good,” Gallen said. You can edit this text and also insert any element here. The Paul Gallen vs Mark Hunt fight is due to start at 7pm on Wednesday, 16th December, 2020. Who is favourite to win the Paul Gallen vs Mark Hunt fight? Paul Gallen plans on sending UFC legend Mark Hunt into retirement once and for all on Wednesday night.. The Paul Gallen-Mark Hunt fight was a cracker. Mark Hunt has found an unlikely ally in Wayne Bennett, with the Maroons super coach claiming “every Queenslander” would relish seeing the former UFC star knock out NSW Origin villain Paul Gallen … 3:12. In the end it came down to a matter of taste as many others delivered a verdict of a draw or preferred Gallen’s superior workrate. Paul Gallen has overcome former UFC star Mark Hunt in a high-quality heavyweight fight at Bankwest Stadium. “Thankfully I sucked it in. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. All times AEST (GMT +10). Turned out to be a good 6 round co main event #TszyuMorgan #GallenHunt. Gallen had a game plan to tie up Hunt and it worked. "He hit me in Round 2. Legs but without a ruthless follow-up is a good 6 round co main event # TszyuMorgan # GallenHunt One. 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