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Photos: Chris John Arrives in Australia To Start Camp

WBA Super World Featherweight Champion Chris “The Dragon” John has arrived into Perth, Australia for preparation at Harry’s Gym in Balcatta, Australia ahead of his next title defense. Photos by Tony Tolj.


 
John will be returning to the ring for the first time since his 18th World featherweight title defense against Satoshi “Bazooka” Hosono in April 14 of this year. The bout ended seemingly as soon as it began, as the two fought to a technical draw after just three rounds. A flagrant series of head butts by the Japanese native left the unbeaten defending champion with a nasty cut over his right eye, at which point the bout was stopped by referee Rafael Ramos and resulted in over 30 stitches.


 
Details of The Dragon’s upcoming title defense are expected to be announced shortly.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 11-02-2013

I think TR would be smart to make donaire vs john in macua,,,,, I think that would be like an Asian superbowl,,,, That fight would be huge,,, you could have it on the zou shiming undercard

Comment by piojo del norte on 11-02-2013

No one cares about Chris John. I won't care until he fights one of these names, Gonzalez, mares, nonito, salido, juanma.

Comment by jondacon on 11-02-2013

I always wondered what Chris John looked like. Nice to see him leave Indonesia.

Comment by giacomino on 11-02-2013

Funny that some are talking about how great John is while at the same time bragging about a "win" he had more than SEVEN YEARS AGO. He's been the classic example of a paper champion ever since, beating one nobody…

Comment by techliam on 11-02-2013

[QUOTE=bigcursedawg;13894536]I've watched the fight several times. Anywhere else besides Indonesia Marquez would've won that fight. The only thing that made that fight close was the two bull**** point deductions. Marquez was pressing the action throwing and landing more. John was…

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