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Danny Green 'fights' Paul Briggs

Posted by: 3AW Radio | 22 July, 2010 - 8:20 AM
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NOVEMBER 3 (WA Today): Perth boxer Danny Green has been cleared of any wrongdoing following his controversial knockout of Paul Briggs in July.

An enquiry cleared IBO world cruiserwegiht champion Green, but found Briggs participated in a sham contest for not disclosing his health issues prior to the fight.

The WA Professional Combat Sports Commision commission has ordered Briggs to pay $75,000 from his $200,000 purse, and cancelled his registration as a boxer in Western Australia.

The commission handed down its long-awaited finding today into the July 21 fight at Challenge Stadium. 

JULY 22: Boxer Danny Green says it's time for Paul Briggs to answer some questions about the farcical bout in Perth that's now being investigated by the WA Professional Combat Sports Commission.

Wednesday night's fight only lasted 29 seconds and the Commission is looking into whether it was a sham bout.

Green told Channel 7 Briggs should explain his performance.


VIDEO: Watch the fight below.

Blog comments Your Say

  • Tainted the game for John? Middle aged men who listen to 3AW & never liked football anyway? Who cares about them, the new generation loves the game hence it's enourmous growth over the past 5 years in this country. The game is the number sport on earth, so it must be doing something right, unlike your suburban game that in 150 years 99% of the globe have never even heard of it, maybe it's all the violence & sexual assaults that turn people off the game & will take years to recover from.

    Marco Thursday 29 July, 2010 - 3:40 PM
  • Marco, face facts, the diving in the world cup has tainted your game for a long time to come. These diving fools have made a joke of "your" game and it will need to work very hard to un-do the damage.

    John of Williamstown Monday 26 July, 2010 - 10:02 AM
  • Marco the only reason we are jealous of those 99% of countries that play soccer as you put it is that we are stuck with idiots like you and they arent!

    Darrell Monday 26 July, 2010 - 9:45 AM

    andrew zarafa Sunday 25 July, 2010 - 8:26 AM
  • How did this become a football bashing exercise? Oh that's right any excuse for Aussie Ball people to put down the game they fear the most lead by the old white men of 3AW - Mitchell, Taylor, Stevenson etc. Maybe concentrate on growing your own pathetic game which is over 150 years old & only now moving into the Gold Coast & Western Sydney, while in the same time football is played on every corner of the globe & is the number 1 sport in 99% of those places...Jealous much? Fearful much? Also what is so smart about trying to stand on a broken leg Mark? Just shows the IQ level of most Aussie Ball players, no wonder they are involved in drinking, violence, etc.

    Marco Friday 23 July, 2010 - 2:31 PM
  • See what happens when you let boxers watch the world cup.

    Lyn Bayles Friday 23 July, 2010 - 8:18 AM

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