Another contender for fight of the year was fought in Australia as Japan's hard hitting Shuhei Tsuchiya went to war with former Lightweight world title challenger Leonardo Zappavigna in a bout for the WBO Oriental Light Welterweight title.
The bout was Tsuchiya's first bout outside of Japan and his first title fight and yet he fought as if he was used to fighting in front of hostile crowd as he and Zappavigna traded bombs in a thrilling all action encounter that saw both men wearing the scars of war by the end.
We won't ruin the outcome of the bout but it really is a great contest and one that saw both men unloading on the other and both men looking marked up by the end of the opening round. By round 5 and 6 it was a full on brawl and from then on it was clear this was something a little bit special.
It's a shame in many ways this bout wasn't given more coverage and exposure when it took place, with only Fox Sports 2 in Australia actually showing the bout an that was despite the fact that looked like a barn burner from the second it was signed.