Gallen's explosive 'set up' fight claim
Paul Gallen has declared his fight against 'irrelevant' Barry Hall is an ambush that's 'set up' for the AFL great to win.Gallen (9-0, 5 KOs) branded "embarrassing" the decision to fight two-minute rounds for Hall's pro debut in the November 15 bout.
Paul Gallen and Barry Hall have sensationally drawn their 'Code War' bout The trainer of AFL great Hall , 42, said his fighter would box Gallen 's 'head off' Paul Gallen and Barry Hall have sensationally tied after the two legends of their respective
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Former league star Paul Gallen and ex-AFL player Barry Hall have drawn their "Code War" fight in Melbourne on Friday night.
In an even contest over six two-minute rounds, the fight was scored a majority draw.
One judge at Margaret Court Arena scored Gallen ahead 58-56 while the other two scored the fight 57-57.
Gallen kept his 10-fight unbeaten record intact while Hall was making his debut in front of a vocal crowd, who were pro-AFL.
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Paul Gallen will take on former AFL star Barry Hall in a boxing bout in Melbourne in what's being dubbed as the battle of the bad boys which is sure to spark interest from AFL and NRL fans. Neither Gallen ,38, or Hall ,42, have signed contracts but the fight is scheduled to take place on November 14
The pair traded some big shots as they searched for a knock-out blow in an even contest.
Gallen said he was disappointed with the result, feeling he'd done enough to win the fight.
Australian boxer Jason Moloney has taken a step towards another world title crack with a brutal knockout victory over Nicaraguan Dixon Flores to retain his WBA Oceania bantamweight title.
His twin brother Andrew will be already be chasing a world title later at Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne on Friday, with the pair on the same card as the "Code War" clash between Barry Hall and Paul Gallen.
Moloney sent Flores to the canvas for the last time just one minute 26 seconds into the second round of a scheduled 10-round bout.
The 28-year-old, who is ranked No.3 with the WBA landed some heavy body shots to end the fight, after also delivering some big rights in the first round that twice had world No.10 Flores on his knees.
Former AFL star Barry Hall labels NRL legend Paul Gallen as 'arrogant' ahead of boxing bout on Friday night
It's one of the most anticipated fights for Australians this year, and Barry Hall has taken a final shot at Paul Gallen before the two square off this Friday night in Melbourne. With so much hype around the AFL vs NRL 'Code War' boxing bout, both men have said their fair share of words but the time for talking is almost over.And speaking to Fox Sports News on Tuesday night, the former Swans forward labelled the recently-retired Sharks captain as 'arrogant'.“The date was set, I got off the couch at 42 years of age and away we go," he said.
Cronulla Sharks legend Paul Gallen has AFL great Barry Hall firmly in his sights. All eyes will be on the two former champions of their respective sports when Aussie boxing great Danny Green has been a chief organiser for the bout that pits together two men with hard-hitting reputations in the footy world.
Barry Hall has savagely fired back at Paul Gallen as the war of words between the former football superstars heats up ahead of their highly-anticipated bout . Hall took another crack at Gallen in a post on boxing champion and fight promoter Danny Green ’s Instagram with the video showing a.
Moloney lost the IBF bantamweight world title to Emmanuel Rodriguez in a split decision in Florida last year and he hoped this win would lead to another opportunity.
His twin Andrew is the main event on the Melbourne card, fighting US-based boxer Elton Dharry for the interim WBA super flyweight world title.
Jason Maloney said he wanted to "put on a show".
"I'm aiming for a world title and hopefully both of us will be Australia's world champions next year and put Australian boxing back on the map," he said.
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