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Paul Gallen Generously Gifts Young Aussie Duo $20k After Securing KO Of The Night

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Paul Gallen Generously Gifts Young Aussie Duo $20k After Securing KO Of The Night

Paul Gallen's heartwarming act stole the show last night.

The former Cronulla Sharks captain earned himself a cheeky cash bonus by securing the knockout of the night, but decided to dish it out to other boxers on the card instead.

Gallen successfully stopped fellow ex-NRL star Darcy Lussick in the third round of their Fight Night headliner, registering a TKO victory.


Prior to the event, No Limit promoter George Rose had promised a $20,000 bonus prize to the fighter who produced the most impressive knockout.

And it was Gallen who landed himself that hefty five-figure pay cheque, although he thought it'd be better if it went into the pockets of two young Aussie boxers instead.

""I want to say something quick. A lot of people tonight copped a lot of flak, because footy players were fighting," Gallen said.

"I watched last night, where the boxers were fighting, and about 100 people turned up to watch them. So where's all these boxing people out there supporting boxers? I don't see it.


"Sam Goodman and Harry Garside, come and see me in my shed, I'll give you a bit of cash."

Goodman and Garside are two of the brightest talents coming from Australian shores and they both impressed with their respective performances last night.

If they split the entire bonus 50/50, then that's an extra $10k in the bank just before Christmas.


Not bad, not bad at all.

As for Gallen, Lussick caused him trouble early in the bout before his experience in the ring eventually shone through.

"With all due respect, I wasn't concerned," Gallen said.

"At the start of the second round we had a big fight but not a single punch landed. I was letting him wear himself out a bit.


"He's a tough dude, and I can't thank him enough for stepping in. thankyou to Darcy for having huge balls."

Featured Image Credit: Instagram/@nolimit_aus/maineventtv

Topics: Paul Gallen, Boxing, Rugby League, nrl, Knockout, Australia

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