Raiders pair get fit for Leisureplex fight night
Pilbara boxers are running through their final preparations for the one of the biggest events on the boxing calendar, the bi-annual Karratha Fightnight.
The 10-card evening at the Karratha Leisureplex will feature seven fighters from host club the Karratha Raiders.
Raiders’ Scott Murray and Liam Sorrell will both be fighting in the 75kg weight division and have been working on their cardio, running up and down the Karratha hills to get ready for their bouts. Along with their fellow clubmen, they’ll be going up against other fighters from the region, Perth, and interstate.
Special guest MC will be recently retired mixed martial arts fighter and Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor Soa “The Hulk” Palelei.
The 38-year-old Hulk last fought in August this year in a loss to Antonio Silva at UFC 190.
The night will include prefight entertainment, a DJ, licensed bars, and a sports memorabilia auction.
Tickets range from general seating to VIP packages and can be bought from the Onyx Cafe at the Leisureplex or online at www.onyxeventskarratha.com. Doors open at 6pm with the first fight at 7pm.
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Scott Murray and Liam Sorrell in training.