Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia October 8, 2012 – Michael “The Great” Katsidis is back in Australia with a new team, a new trainer and in full training to take on the world’s elite lightweight fighters. He wants a 3rd World Title after previously winning 2 World Boxing Organization (WBO) Interim World Lightweight titles.
Michael has commenced training at KO Boxing Gym at Miami on the Gold Coast under the tutelage of former Australian Lightweight champion Danny McGrail.
Katsidis is blessed with natural power and killer instinct that makes for epic fights, however on occasion it’s also meant he has stood with opponents and engaged in slug fests. McGrail has no intention of altering Katsidis natural approach however he understands that Katsidis must mix this up with increased head and feet movement when he tackles the World’s elite Lightweights.
Having traveled the world and living in the USA for most of his career, Katsidis is taking a fresh approach by using a stable Australian base and a trusted team to launch an assault on a 3rd World Title.
Katsidis has a fearsome reputation as a KO specialist with a record of 28-6 with 23 KO’s. His epic battle with Juan Manuel Marquez in 2010 won HBO Fight of the Year.
COMING UP THIS WEEK FROM THE BILLYCBOXING NETWORK
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