May 27, 2022

Former NRL WAG Arabella Del Busso WINS boxing debut after beating Papi Katarina by unanimous resolution in three rounds

  • Arabella Del Busso defeated Papi Katarina of their superstar boxing bout
  • The previous NRL WAG received by unanimous resolution after three rounds
  • Del Busso claimed she was ‘dropped’ from her earlier debut match final yr

Former NRL WAG Arabella Del Busso defeated influencer Papi Katarina of their superstar boxing match on Saturday.

Del Busso and Katarina received into the ring on the Pretender to Contender: Winner Takes All match on the Melbourne Pavilion, with Del Busso prevailing by unanimous resolution after three rounds.

The bout got here months after the 29-year-old claimed she was ‘dropped’ from her earlier debut match final December.

Antonella Del Busso received her boxing debut by defeating Katerina Papi in Melbourne

Talking about forward of the combat, Del Busso informed Every day Mail Australia: ‘I’m actually wanting ahead to it, and have been devoted and coaching 5 occasions per week. 

‘It’s one thing I’ve all the time needed to do, and this can be a nice alternative for myself. I’ve obtained such nice assist and have lots of people behind me, and what higher than to place a present in entrance of my very own metropolis of Melbourne?’ 

Del Busso was initially scheduled to make her boxing debut on December 22 final yr towards English mannequin Kate McLaren on the No Restrict occasion in Sydney, on the identical card headlined by Paul Gallen’s bout towards Darcy Lussick.

The bout marked the former NRL WAG boxing debut after she was dropped from an event in Sydney in December last year

The bout marked the previous NRL WAG boxing debut after she was dropped from an occasion in Sydney in December final yr 

Ahead of the fight Del Busso said boxing was something she 'had always wanted to do'

Forward of the combat Del Busso stated boxing was one thing she ‘had all the time needed to do’ 

Nevertheless, she was finally dropped from the occasion over weight points, versus ‘extreme backlash’ over her ‘dodgy previous’ because it was initially rumoured.

‘Firstly weight was an issue, having the combat at 65 kilos wasn’t potential, myself being 57.8 kilos and Kate being 64 kilos,’ she defined.

‘Boxing Australia wouldn’t have accepted the load distinction.’