Harry Garside vs Manuer Matet: Olympic hero ready for Aussie title gamble, Fenech’s new student in comeback bid

Harry Garside vs Manuer Matet: Olympic hero ready for Aussie title gamble, Fenech’s new student in comeback bid

Aussie Olympic star Harry Garside (1-0) returns to the ring for his second professional fight this April. The Tokyo bronze medallist will be taking on Manuer Matet (4-1) for the Australian lightweight title in Sydney.

Garside defeated Sachin Mudaliar via first-round TKO in his professional debut back in December, while one day earlier, Matet took a comfortable unanimous decision win over Jye Lane Taylor.

Here’s everything you need to know about the event.

Garside vs. Matet results

  • Tyler Blizzard defeats Daniel Harwood via unanimous decision (36-38×2, 37-28).
    What a fight! Harwood was down in the first and second rounds courtesy of some sharp left hooks but, to his credit, he showed tremendous heart and conditioning, coming at Blizzard for all four rounds.
  • Kate McLaren and Pam McClelland fight to a split draw in the opener.

How to watch Garside vs. Matet?

Garside vs. Matet is the second instalment of the promoter’s “No Limit on Fox” offering. That means fans can tune in live on Fox Sports (Channel 505). Alternatively, Kayo subscribers can also watch the fight live.

When is Harry Garside vs. Manuer Matet?

The event is locked in for Wednesday, April 6. It will be around three and a half months between bouts for both headline fighters.

The fight night comes at a busy time for promoter No Limit who saw star pupil Tim Tszyu make his US debut with a unanimous decision win over Terrell Gausha in Minneapolis on March 27.

What time is Garside vs. Matet?

The first fight of the night is due to start at 6pm AEST. Fans at home will have to wait until 7pm for the broadcast to start.

Garside and Matet are unlikely to step into the ring for the main event before 10pm.

Where is Garside vs. Matet?

Sydney’s iconic Hordern Pavilion will play host to the event.

Located in Moore Park, just metres from the Sydney Cricket Ground, the Hordern Pavilion has hosted some historic boxing events, including world title fights featuring legendary Sydneysider Jeff Fenech.

Who else is fighting?

It’s not just the main event you’ll want to look out for, with a bumper card full of exciting local talent. Another Olympian in Paulo Aokuso will join Garside on the card.

The 24-year-old light-heavyweight has big wraps on him and makes his pro debut against Michael Van Nimwegen (11-7).

Undefeated welterweight Hassan Hamdan (3-0), son of former world title challenger Nader Hamdan and trained by Jeff Fenech, will also appear on the card against Ryan Cotton.

Full fight card

  • Harry Garside vs. Manuer Matet (Australian lightweight title)
  • Paulo Aokuso vs. Michael Van Nimwegen
  • Ashleigh Sims vs. Shanell Dargan
  • Hassan Hamdan vs. Ryan Cotten
  • Alex Lual vs. Aaron Kay
  • Blake Wells vs. Renold Quinlan
  • Tyler Blizzard vs. Daniel Harwood
  • Kate McLaren vs. Pam McClelland

Betting odds

Odds via Palmerbet. Subject to change.

Harry Garside  $1.18 Manuer Matet $4.75
Paulo Aokuso $1.05 Michael Van Nimwegen $9
Ashleigh Sims $1.80 Shanell Dargan $2
Hassan Hamdan $1.10 Ryan Cotten $6.50
Alex Lual $1.18 Aaron Kay $4.60
Blake Wells $1.30 Renold Quinlan $3.50
Tyler Blizzard $1.35 Daniel Harwood $3.30
Ashleigh Sims $1.80 Shanell Dargan $2

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