Super Saturday Boxing Festival: Who is fighting, date, location, tickets, undercard and how to watch

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A host of Australia's best boxers will descend on Newcastle for promoter No Limit's Super Saturday Boxing Festival on October 8.

An incredible 20 fights are scheduled to take place over a 10-hour extravaganza featuring some of the country's hottest prospects.

Rising star Nikita Tszyu will feature against a local favourite, while Dennis Hogan will challenge for an IBO world title.


Here's everything you need to know about the event:

When is the Super Saturday Boxing Festival?

The event will take place on Saturday, October 8.

Starting at midday and running right through until late, fans can expect a full day of action.

October is set to be a big month in Australian boxing, with this show to be followed by two more big cards a week later - Matchroom's first Australian show on October 15, and George Kambosos' rematch with Devin Haney the following day.

Where is the Super Saturday Boxing Festival?

Newcastle Entertainment Centre in New South Wales will host the event.

The city is no stranger to boxing, having hosted plenty of big events over the years.

Most recently, Paul Gallen was defeated by Kris Terzievski in the headliner of a show back in May.

Promoter No Limit had been intending putting on outdoor bars, food trucks and big screens to keep the 5,000 punters entertained throughout the day, although the weather forecasts have forced everything indoors.

How to watch the Super Saturday Boxing Festival?

Fox Sports and Main Event will have you covered for the event.

Check back closer to the event for exact timings, but we can expect the pay-per-view, which can be purchased through Main Event for $59.95, to kick off around 7pm.

Prior to that, you'll be able to catch some prelim bouts on Fox Sports (Channel 505) from 4pm.

Super Saturday Boxing Festival live stream

Foxtel's streaming service Kayo will also be broadcasting the event live.

You'll be able to catch the prelims from 4pm before it switches to pay-per-view at 7pm, after which time you can purchase the event through Kayo here.

Super Saturday Boxing Festival tickets

Tickets to the event are available to purchase now through Ticketek.

Gets yours, starting from $49.

Super Saturday Boxing Festival tickets

Who is fighting? Full fight card

Irish-Australian veteran Dennis Hogan (30-4-1) has fought for three major world titles without ever getting that belt wrapped around his waist.

Now 37, Hogan knows his bout with IBO super-welterweight champ Sam Eggington (32-7) is his last shot for that title.

Eggington, 28, will be a stern test for the Brisbane-based Hogan.

The son of former undisputed super-lightweight world champion Kostya Tszyu, and younger brother super-welterweight world title challenger Tim, Nikita Tszyu will be stepping out for the fourth time as a professional.

Tszyu is undefeated so far but faced the toughest test of his career last time out against Ben Horn.

He'll be taking on Darkon Dryden, a 4-0 knockout artist born and bred in Newcastle.

Rising super-bantamweight star Sam Goodman (12-0) is also in action.

Full fight card

Bouts and order subject to change

Main Card

Dennis Hogan vs. Sam Eggington

Nikita Tzyu vs. Darkon Dryden

Sam Goodman vs. Jason Cooper

Lachie Higgins vs. Cody Beeken

Darragh Foley vs. Blake Minto

Shanell Dargan vs. Ayisha Abied


Jayde Mitchell vs. Mark Lucas

Ella Boot vs. Zoe Putorak

Richie Fa'aoso vs. Louis Marsters

Amber Amelia vs. Danni Mace

Tywarna Campbell vs. Jessica Adams

David Light vs. Vikas Singh

Antonia Talivaa vs. George Peterson

Early prelims

Bailey Mannix vs. Dan Murray

Ashleigh Sims vs. Sarah Watt

Jason Fawcett vs. Jayden Riddle

Tylisha Turner vs. Brianna Harrison

Bryce Jones vs. Hector Tapueluelu

Jack Tressider vs. Dan Harwood


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Tom Naghten is a senior editor for The Sporting News Australia.