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5 Questions With… Tommy Browne

5 Questions With… Tommy Browne

Tommy Browne experienced a flurry of emotions during his bout at The Roar Of Singapore 2 on the 27th May. The Australian was making his comeback to the ring, two years after the devastating loss of his brother Davey Brown Jr., who passed away after succumbing to injuries sustained during a match. Despite Browne’s opponent, Indonesian Aleksander Bajawa, not making weight during the weigh-ins, Browne agreed to the match, but that meant Bajawa would lose his shot …

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5 Questions With… Danial Jalil

5 Questions With… Danial Jalil

One of the highlights of The Roar Of Singapore 2 was the SEA Games Eliminator, which saw amateur fighters Jason Chua and Danial Jalil fight it out for the position to represent Singapore in the upcoming SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. After three intense rounds which lasted three minutes each, Jalil from Kadir Boxing School emerged the victor.  1) You and Jason seem to be quite friendly out of the ring, how do you …

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5 Questions With… Ben Kelleher

5 Questions With… Ben Kelleher

Defending champion Ben Kelleher tells us his secret in maintaining his physique, and what motivates to train every day. The New Zealander’s fight during The Roar Of Singapore 2 held at Resorts World Sentosa was an exhilarating one, with his opponent Stephen Anak flying out of the ring at one point during the bout. 1) From the start, it seemed like you were dominating the ring over the slightly shorter Anak. Were you confident in …

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5 Questions With… Muhamad Ridhwan

5 Questions With… Muhamad Ridhwan

Singapore’s first ever world champion in boxing was crowned on 27th May 2017 at Resorts World Sentosa. Champion Muhamad Ridhwan defeated Tanzanian Fadhili Majiha to be crowned the UBO World Super Featherweight Champion. We managed to get the newly crowned winner to share his thoughts with us about the fight. 1) You’ve just been crowned the first Singaporean World Boxing Champion. How do you feel? I feel super excited and happy but at the same …

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5 Questions With… Keng Fai Hui

5 Questions With… Keng Fai Hui

UBO Asia-Pacific Welterweight Champion Keng Fai Hui shares with us what inspired him to start boxing, as well as how he manages to strike a work-life balance. At The Roar Of Singapore 2 on the 27th May 2017, the Malaysian defeated Indra Anser from Indonesia to secure his second professional victory. 1) This is only your second professional fight, and yet you’ve managed to win. How confident were you going into the fight? I was …

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5 Questions With… Sirimongkhon Iamthuam

5 Questions With… Sirimongkhon Iamthuam

We spoke with boxing veteran Sirimongkhon Iamthuam from Thailand about how it is like being in the boxing industry for over 20 years. The UBO Inter-Continental Super Welterweight Champion shared with us how he maintains his cool against rivals who are much younger than him.  1) With over 93 wins, you are the most experienced fighter at the event. How did it feel going into the match? I was excited going in. I had one …

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5 Questions With… Stevie Ferdinandus

5 Questions With… Stevie Ferdinandus

When Indonesian Stevie Ferdinandus was up in the ring, he knew that he was in for a tough fight. His opponent, Cairo George, was the defending champion for the IBO Asia-Pacific Welterweight title, and had a professional record of 12 victories and zero defeats. But with spur and determination, Ferdinandus, a former Indonesia champion, fought his hardest, and successfully snatched the belt from the New Zealander. He shares with us his thoughts on the ferocious match. …

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5 Questions With… Chase Haley

5 Questions With… Chase Haley

One of the most intense bouts of the night, Chase Haley’s win at The Roar Of Singapore 2 on 27th May 2017 was no easy feat. The New Zealander endured a series of powerful blows from Malaysian opponent Mirage Khan at the Resorts World Sentosa venue to win the title of UBO Inter-Continental & Asia-Pacific, IBO Oceania Light Heavyweight Champion. We got Haley to spill the beans about his thoughts going into the fight. 1) You …

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