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Tongia in action Friday

By Ray Wheatley–World of Boxing
Photo: Werner Kalin

Australian light middleweight champion Tyrone “The Cyclone” Tongia (16-2, 8 KOs) will return to ring action on Friday when he will defend the championship against James “The Goondiwindi Gun” Giltrow (12-2, 7 KOs) over ten rounds at the Mansfield Tavern in Brisbane, Queesnland, Australia. Tongia captured the national 154 pound title in 2010 by outpointing Andrew Godsen in a closely contested bout and was impressive in stopping Pat Rullo in eight rounds of a title defense in 2011. James Giltrow scored his best win over tough Jason Kanofski in 2010 but was outscored over ten by classy Victor Chermous in Australian welterweight title bout in 2010.

In the main supporting bout over ten rounds with vacant Australian super middleweight title up for grabs Omar Shaick (8-2, 6 KOs) will punch it out with veteran Josh Clenshaw (24-19, 14 KOs). Also in action light heavyweight Aaron Russel and Lyndon Edney clash over six rounds. Televised throughout Australia on Foxtel Cable Television. Promoter Angelo Di Carlo.

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