The retired professional Australian rules footballer Barry Hall is at his professional boxing debut but when he was a teenager he trained in his father’s garage and he won a state title, fighting 15 amateur bouts by the age of 15. He is known as a very aggressive footballer which has earned him the label of football “wild man” and one of the most feared players on the field.
His opponent, the Australian former professional rugby league footballer Paul Gallen, has a perfect boxing record of 9-0-0 (5 knockouts) and he entered as the No.334 heavyweight in the world. In his last three bouts he has won over Ryan Carr Ketu, Puna Rasaubale and John Hopoate. Hall vs Gallen is the main event of the evening. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Australia
Division: heavyweight (over 200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Gallen’s next fight: Mark Hunt vs Paul Gallen
Hall vs Gallen full fight video:
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