Mark Flanagan vs Ben Kelleher – Australia Cruiserweight Title

Event Mark Flanagan vs Ben Kelleher
Date Saturday 26 June 2021
Venue Entertainment Centre, Townsville, Australia

Former world cruiserweight title challenger Mark “Bam Bam” Flanagan (24-8, 17 KOs) returns to action against Benjamin Kelleher (14-2-2, 4 KOs) for the vacant Australian cruiserweight crown on Saturday at the Entertainment Centre in Townsville, Queensland, Australia. WBA cruiserweight champion Arsen Goulamirian turned back Flanagan’s challenge in 2018 with a nine round stoppage.

In Flanagan’s most recent contest against fellow Australian IBF #3, WBO #5 Jai Opetaia, he was stopped in eight rounds in 2019.

Kelleher is coming off a six round decision victory over Waikato Feliefhi in 2021 and in 2020, Kelleher was also stopped by Opetaia in six.

Flanagan vs Kelleher Fight Card:

  • Mark Flanagan vs Ben Kelleher
  • Tysinn Best vs Michael Pengue
  • Sonny Bill Williams vs Waikato Falefehi
  • Billy Limov vs Kolby Johnston
  • Lachlan O’Shea vs Mirko Pizzi
  • Ryan Lucas vs Emmett Brown
  • Michael Bagley vs Aaron Stahl
  • Jalen Tait vs Joey Baylon
  • Alan Patterson vs Adam Flood