KFC Fight For Life

Sat 6 December 2014

Claudelands Arena, Hamilton

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About

Saturday 6th December saw the annual charity boxing extravaganza KFC Fight for LifeSporting legends, stars and celebrities clashed for charity and raised over $100k for Hospice Waikato

New Zealand Heavyweight Champion Joseph Parker produced a candidate for knock out of the year with a stunning stoppage over Brazils Heavyweight Champion Irineu Costa Junior.

Former All Black and rugby great Carlos Spencer made his professional boxing debut against league superstar Monty Betham whilst Chiefs prop Ben Tameifuna faced league hard man Willie Mason in a rugby versus league showdown!

The Lineup

HEADLINE FIGHT

JOSEPH PARKER

Age: 22
Height: 6’4” / 192 cm
Rankings: New Zealand Heavyweight Champion, WBA #10, WBO #14

vs

IRINEU BEATO COSTA JNR.

Age: 34
Height: 6’3” / 192 cm
Rankings: Brazilian Heavyweight Champion


PREMIER UNDERCARD

JEFF HORN
Australia's hottest Welterweight Prospect

vs

ROBSON ASSIS
Brazil's No.1 Welterweight Champion


MAIN UNDERCARD

MONTY BETHAM - Team League
Professional boxer and former rugby league player for the Warriors

vs

CARLOS SPENCER - Team Rugby
Making his professional debut at Fight for Life, the former All Black has previously come up against former league stars Awen Guttenbeil and Jarrod McCracken.


UNDERCARD FIGHTS

MILLIE ELDER-HOLMES
Founder of health blog Clean Eatz NZ

vs

FRANKIE ADAMS
Star of television show Shortland Street


WILLIE MASON - Team League
NRL Hard man

vs

BEN TAMEIFUNA - Team Rugby
Waikato Cheifs Rugby Prop


BROWN BUTTABEAN
Duco Corporate World Champion

vs

LONI "TONGAN BEAR" UHILA
Waikato NPC Rugby Player

HEADLINE FIGHT

Joseph Parker

Irineu Costa Junior

Irineu Costa Junior


UNDERCARD


Monty Beetham

vs

Carlos Spencer

Minnie Elder-Holmes

vs

Frankie Adams

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