Michael Zerafa is a trash-talking professional boxer on the brink of a world title fight. Potentially setting up one of the biggest fights in Australian boxing history against Tim Tszyu. We go inside his mind and uncover the secrets to his phenomenal success.
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00:00 – The Accident
06:44 – Intro to Michael Zarafa
09:37 – Getting Started in Boxing
12:16 – Growing Up with Boxing
15:40 – First Loss
17:34 – Going Pro
18:45 – First Pro Fight
20:56 – Inner Belief
27:25 – Post-Fight Rituals
30:01 – The Dangers of Boxing
33:09 – Michale’s Typical Day
33:36 – Team Overview
37:37 – The Journey Intro Money
41:44 – Fight Predictions
42:24 – It’s All About Mindset
44:44 – Michael’s Proudest Moment
49:02 – Message to Tim Tszyu
55:27 – World Title Prep
57:00 – Team Ellis Gym
1:00:43 – Joel Taylor
1:02:51 – Throwing a Fight
1:03:49 – The Fish Tank
1:09:09 – Final Words
Today’s guest was the 2010 Golden Gloves Champion as an amateur and kicked off his Pro Boxing Career at 18, leaving his first opponent face down and in the first-round boys.
Not a bad start to your pro career! And I don’t think the other fella ever fought again, just quietly. He cooked him!
He held the Commonwealth Super-welter weight title in 2018 and has an impressive professional record of 30 wins, 4 losses, and 21 knockouts.
He’s successfully gone toe to toe with boxing royalty in Jeff Horn and Anthony Mundine.
Known for his trash talk and cocky persona, he is considered the “heal” of Australian boxing.
He’s on the brink of a WBA world title shot that, if successful, sets up arguably the biggest Australian boxing bout ever with Tim Tszyu.
Let’s get into it! Give it up for Michael Pretty Boy Zerafa.