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The Fight to Glory

29Th February – 6:00PM NZST

Meet the fighters

Tania Reid

Had a breakout year in 2019.
The five-time New Zealand Golden Gloves silver medalist, who only turned pro in 2017, made history by becoming the first New Zealand female boxer to capture the Australian National Boxing Federation’s Australasian Lightweight title.

Reid is now looking to add the vacant NZ PBCNZ Super Lightweight title to her mantlepiece. If she can get past a determined Karen Te Ruki Pasene on Feb 29, the Taranaki-based fighter could be line for even more lucrative bouts in 2020.

Tania Reid

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Karen Te Ruki-Pasene

She turned professional in 2019 and quickly fought her way into the world rankings. The Auckland-based fighter is currently 25th in the women’s welterweight division and now has her sights set on claiming her first professional title.

The hard-hitting Pasene knows a victory over Reid, will help push her to the forefront of women’s boxing in Australasia and is leaving no stone unturned as she prepares for the biggest bout of her life.

Karen Te Ruki-Pasene

Clay Waterman

Waterman is considered by many to be a world champion in the making. The 23-year-old, who has racked up multiple national and international amateur boxing titles, is set to make his anticipated professional debut in Auckland on Feb 29.

Waterman may have dominated the amateur scene, but pro boxing is an entirely different animal. Fans will get the chance to see how the Queensland fighter’s abilities translate to the pro ranks when he takes on New Zealand veteran Ethan Andrell.

Clay Waterman

Ethan Andrell

New Zealand’s Ethan Andrell is set to make his pro boxing debut at Fight to Glory, where he will take on the highly-rated Australian Clay Waterman.

Andrell fights out of Auckland’s Red Line Combat Academy, where he trains alongside the likes of Robert ” The Butcher” Berridge under the watchful eye of Vasco Kovačević

Ethan Andrell

Holly McMath

Has earned a reputation as one of New Zealand’s top amateurs when she captured the 2018 North Island Golden Gloves and National Flyweight Championships. Training out of Mayhem Boxing alongside WBO Light Heavyweight World Champion Giovanna Peres, McMath is now ready to take her talents to the professional arena.

McMath will look to make a statement to the rest of the women’s super-bantamweight division when she faces off against the rising Australian prospect Elli-Bliss Reynolds.

Holly McMath

Elli-Bliss Reynolds

She will be looking to continue her winning streak when she takes on New Zealand’s Holly McMath. Reynold’s had her first outing as a professional in 2019, earning herself an impressive TKO victory on debut.

The Gold Coast boxer has been involved in boxing and martial arts since she was 14, and has her sights set on rising up the ranks of the women’s super-bantamweight division in 2020.

Elli Reynolds

Kurt Lakisoe

He currently trains out of Team Alpha in Kaikohe and is ready to make his mark on the New Zealand heavyweight scene in 2020.

The powerfully built Lakisoe, is set to square off against South Auckland’s Joe Ageli in what should be an explosive encounter.

Kurt Lakisoe

Joe Ageli

He will make his entry into the land of the giants on Feb 29 when he makes his professional debut. After fighting almost a dozen corporate bouts, Ageli decided the time was right to make a move to the pro ranks.

The South Auckland based fighter, who fights out of Humble Pie Boxing, will square off against Kurt Lakisoe, in a contest that should have the audiences on the edge of their seats

Joe Ageli

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