Joseph Parker's immediate future is uncertain, but the long-term goal is clear: world domination.
Going by each man's respective record and natural ability, Joseph Parker should beat Afa Tatupu in their New Zealand Boxing Federation heavyweight title fight in Auckland tonight.
Nick Aretema knows all about life in a small town. But growing up in Milton might not be the best preparation for visiting the most populous city in South America.
It was an epic night for Team Hammerhead when two of its fighters won titles at the Caledonian Gymnasium in Dunedin on Saturday night.
Brogan Anderson will be hoping third time is a charm when he co-headlines the main event in the Hammerhead Productions fight night at the Caledonian Gymnasium tomorrow.
Three New Zealand mixed martial arts promotions have banded together for a united cause.
Dunedin's Brogan Anderson had to settle for second when he lost his K OZ Australian mixed martial arts title fight in Perth on Saturday.
Christchurch man Bowen Morgan made his trip south worthwhile when he won the main event at the Otago Boxing Association tournament at the King's and Queen's High School Performing Arts Centre on Saturday.
Fighters from across the South Island and two from the North Island will test their skills when the Otago Boxing Association club championships take place tonight at the King's High School Performing Arts Centre.
While most avid collectors stick to simple things such as stamps, model planes or even those Weet-Bix rugby cards that always seem to have a few players missing, Brogan Anderson's collection is quite different.
The formation of a New Zealand Mixed Martial Arts Federation and its inclusion in a global governing body is being hailed by two of its members as a giant leap forward for the sport.
It was a case of mate against mate with a dash of Otago facing off Southland when Team Hammerhead held an in-house fight night at the Olympic Fight Centre in Mosgiel on Saturday.
The rolling pins have been put to good use - now the fighters are ready to strike and grapple at the Caledonian gymnasium tonight.
Another NRL season approaches - and New Zealand fans will be hoping they get to see it, pending a television agreement. Otago Daily Times rugby league correspondent Jack Salter identifies six teams to watch.
While Dunedin fans were excited about big-time rugby league coming to town last week, three University club players had another reason for high spirits.
Girish Rae has fought in two kickboxing events in as many weeks and all he has got to show for it is a broken nose.
Girish Rae does not like to do things by halves.