Brisbane, Australia (September 26, 2023) - Justis Huni, Australia's heavyweight hopeful, is set to make a miracle comeback to the ring after overcoming multiple setbacks that have plagued his promising boxing career. Huni, with a record of 7-0, had been facing numerous injuries and hurdles that threatened to derail his quest for boxing stardom.
Despite not having fought since November of the previous year, Huni is now mentally prepared to make his triumphant return to the ring. He acknowledges that setbacks have become a part of his journey, and he's fully committed to bouncing back and pursuing his path to the top of the boxing world.
Huni's comeback was initially scheduled against American heavyweight Andrew Tabiti (20-1) in June, but a rolled ankle forced him to cancel the bout. Now, he is preparing to face Tabiti and is commencing full training.
The 24-year-old boxer signed a two-year deal with prominent promoters Matchroom, marking a significant step in his career.
Huni, who became the first fighter in over a century to claim Australia's top belt on his professional debut, has faced high expectations and scrutiny throughout his career. Injuries, including a concussion, hand issues and an ankle injury, have hampered his progress, limiting him to just two fights since June 2021.
However, Huni's determination to meet the hype surrounding him and prove his worth remains unwavering. He views adversity and challenges as opportunities for growth and mental strength. He is determined to regain his momentum and continue pursuing his dreams in boxing.
To mitigate injury risks, Huni has made changes to his lifestyle and received special orthotics to alleviate pressure on his joints. His manager, Mick Francis, defends him against criticism, emphasizing Huni's commitment to fighting top-level opponents and his desire to leave a lasting legacy in the sport.
As Huni prepares for his comeback, he is determined to prove his doubters wrong and make a significant impact in the boxing world. His resilience in the face of adversity has only strengthened his resolve to achieve greatness in the ring.
Justis Huni and Andrew Tabiti will be facing off October 28th in Mexcico. Get more information here.