Green was animated on social media in the lead up to the fight, but claimed it was all harmless banter to promote the main event. Flanagan didn’t see it that way, saying he thought Green had crossed the line and ultimately made him pay for his comments with a single right hand in the dying seconds of round one.
Flanagan, having just his forth fight in the Cruiserweight division looked very comfortable at the weight. This victory improves his record to 15-4, 10KOs and puts him into title contention alongside David Aloua and Brad Pitt. Green suffers his first career defeat and falls to 11-1-1, 6KOs.
The semi main event seen undefeated Middleweights Michael Zerafa and Luke Sharp battle hard for 8 rounds. It was Zerafa who proved too good, claiming a unanimous decision victory. The scores read 79-73, 79-73, 80-72.
Sabrina Ostowari also claimed a victory, picking up the Australian female Lightweight title in the process. It wasn’t all smooth sailing, she was put on the canvas by Arlene Blencowe in the fourth round and really struggled. The judges gave her the nod with scores of 77-74, 76-75, 76-75.
After narrowly missing out on fight of the year last year, the ever exciting Waylon Law put in another gutsy performance against Nathaniel May in a fight which could be in contention come the later end of this years fight of the year race. Law was able to secure the victory with judges scores reading 58-56, 59-55, 58-57.
Debutant Super Middleweights Sam Banney and John Spencer also fought. It was Banney who walked away victorious with scores 39-37, 40-36, 39-37.
In an untelevised bout Kurtis Pegorarao defeated Cyril Currie.