By Brett Bonetti
Photo by Tony Tolj
Daniel “Tatu” Brizuela (25-1-2, 8 KO’s) has arrived in Perth, Australia today ahead of his IBO World Lightweight Title showdown against former IBO World Featherweight Champion Daud “Indonesian Thunder” Yordan (30-3, 23 KO’s) this Saturday night at Perth Metro City.
Brizuela who is a WBO and IBF Latin American Champion as well an Argentinean Boxing representative at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens has vowed to take the title back to Argentina. “It is my dream to win the World Title and bring it back to Argentina,” Brizuela said.
Also on Thunderdome II, Australian Jason “Nugget” Cooper (6-1-1, 3 KO’s) will take on Indonesian Super Bantamweight Champion Rasmanudin (17-3-2, 9 KO’s) for the IBO Asia Pacific Super Bantamweight Title.
Luke “Razor” Sharp (5-0-2) takes on the experienced “Baby” Pete Mitrevski Jr. (23-8-1, 11 KO’s) for the IBO Asia Pacific Middleweight title.
Jeremy “War Machine” Van Diemen (4-0-1, 3 KO’s) will take on fellow undefeated West Australian Andrew “Mean Machine” Green (10-0, 5 KO’s) for the Western Australian State Light Heavyweight Title.
Local prospects, “Sammy Automatic” Hogan and “Brilliant” Brandon Ogilvie will also be on Dragon Fire Promotions “Thunderdome II”.
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