March 3 will mark the date of the return of an Australian institution, The Thunderdome boxing series based out of Metro City in Perth, Western Australia.
The name comes out of the Mad Max Thunderdome movie, as its the most unique venue in all of Australia boxing, their are 4 levels in an ampi theatre style modern day coliseum, all looking down at the ring. The ring itself is situated on a stage as the facility operates as a concert venue.
Thunderdome began back in 2003 and has amassed 33 events and is ingrained in the fabric of Australian boxing. World champions who have appeared on Thunderdome cards have been WBA champion of the decade Chris John, Vic Darchinyan, Jeff Horn, Daud Yordan, Simpiwe Vetyeka as well as regular appearances by Australian icon Danny Green. Several Western Australian boxers of the current generation have made their pro debuts at the Thunderdome
Dragon Fire Boxing promoter Tony Tolj discussed the upcoming card;
“I’m excited about this March 3rd card and our first for 2023. Alex Winwood is a tremendous talent and is ready to make a statement in his second fight taking on former World Champion and World rated Tibo Monabesa of Indonesia for the WBC International Light Flyweight Championship over 10 rounds.
We also have 2 great state titles with the Heavyweight State title putting Lewis Clarke and Alick Williams as well as the Womens Welterweight Champion with Sophia Davies- Morgan taking onJaki Toth. We will also see Steve Gago a former IBF & WBC Regional Champion, exciting prospects “The African Dream” Kazeem Soyoye & Ben Innes plus many more
One thing which has separated Thunderdome from everywhere else is the competition, its always as best of 50/50 fights as you can get and March 3 will be no different, 2 men enter 1 man leaves, This is the Thunderdome!.
Tickets available at megatix.com.au and the event will be live on FITE.TV