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Michael Katsidis Charged With Burglary, Court on 9/30

By Shaun Brown

Boxing has been making headlines for all the wrong recently and now Michael Katsidis will find himself on the front pages rather than the back.

The 34-year-old slugger, known for his memorable battles with Graham Earl, Juan Diaz, Joel Casamayor and Juan Manuel Marquez has been charged with burglary relating to a break-in alleged to have happened on Jul 24.

Brendon Smith, trainer to Katsidis, has parted ways with the Aussie who is due to face England’s Tommy Coyle over 12 rounds at lightweight in Hull on Oct 25.

“I am very disappointed and upset about it,” Smith said.

“We have worked very hard over the last 12 months after rejoining together.”

The case is to be brought in front of Brisbane Magistrates Court on Sept. 30.

A comment from Matchroom Boxing (who promote Coyle) press department said that the fight was still going ahead to their knowledge. Promoter, Eddie Hearn, who is currently visiting his IBF welterweight champion, Kell Brook in Tenerife, after suffering recent knife injuries was unavailable for comment.

Writers note: Promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed, by text, to Boxing Scene that Coyle-Katsidis will still go ahead.

Shaun Brown is the UK Editor at Boxing Scene and a contributor to Boxing Monthly. He can be contacted at [email protected] with any news, views or stories you may have.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Alx. on 09-06-2014

I used to work at an online casino and Michael Katsidis put like $1000 aud there to play roulette. Still have the chat convo with him i called him "rocky" and he said "lol noone has called me that in…

Comment by PRchamp on 09-06-2014

He probably got caught red handed and look at his victims and said "WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING AT??"

Comment by GoldenGloveLove on 09-06-2014

Sad. This guy's put up so many great fights. Doesn't even seem that long ago against JMM.

Comment by lefthook2daliva on 09-05-2014

No ****ing way...

Comment by RAV3N on 09-05-2014

Sad news for Kat, hopefully he can get over his addictions and get his life back on track.

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