Australian professional boxer Jai Opetaia is a rising star in the boxing world and may be face off against Tyson Fury in mid 2021. He was born on 30th June 1995 in Westmead, New South Wales and earlier from childhood, he grew up watching boxing. Thus, he started boxing at the age of eight, fight as a heavyweight amateur and trained in Wyongah, north of Sydney. Jai became Australian School Master in 2009, Australian National Golden Gloves Champion in 2010 and Junior Junior Champion in 2011. After in 2011, he also won the Junior World Championships in Astana in July 2011 by defeating several boxing stars from Turkey, Kazakhstan, Russia and Germany.
In 2012, when he was just 16 years, won the Australian elite class championships (adults), the Ocean Youth and Junior Championships in Papeete and the Ocean Olympic qualification in Canberra. He then participated as the youngest boxer (17 years, 33 days) in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, but was defeated in the round of 16 by 11:12 against Teymur Məmmədov. In November 2012, he also won a bronze medal at the Junior World Championships in Yerevan. Following years in 2013 and 2014 he again won the Australian Championships.
Tyson Fury vs Jai Opetaia?
The negotiations for future fight between Tyson Fury and the Australian Jai Opetaia next year are increasingly promising. Bob Arum, Fury’s promoter, said that both have already taken the first steps in negotiations so that the WBC champion can face Opetaia in Sydney, Australia as early as 2021. As per the reports, Tyson will wreck about £10-15 million from this event if happens. For Opetaia’s perspective, facing the gypsy king would be quite a step in the class. The champion is undefeated in the cruiserweight division with a total of 19 consecutive victories. It’s a lifelong dream of Jai to get change against his inspiration, he said,
“I’m a kid from the Central Coast – things like this show that hard work pays off, He’s the best heavyweights of our era at the moment. I’m a massive fan. Once we win the world title in the cruiserweight division it will put me as the first mandatory [opponent] for whoever the [heavyweight] champ is there. If it happens to be him, let’s do it.”
Jai Opetaia Biography
|Real Name||Jai Tapu Opetaia|
|Birth Date||30 June 1995|
|Birth Place||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
Jai Opetaia Height, Weight and Body Measurement
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in centimeters – 188 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 99 kg – in Pounds – 218 lbs|
|Chest Size||38 inches|
|Waist Size||34 inches|
|Biceps Size||17 inches|
|Shoe Size||12 (US)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Jai Opetaia Affairs (Relationship Status)
|What is Jai Opetaia marital status? (single, engaged, married, in relation or divorce)||Married|
|How many children does Jai Opetaia have?||None|
|Is Jai Opetaia having any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Jai Opetaia Gay?||No|
|Who is Jai Opetaia wife?||Kanesha Murray|
|Dream Holiday Destination||Not Known|
|Favorite Food||Not Known|
Jai Opetaia Net Worth:
The kid’s got huge potential and probably enjoying his career’s success with 19 consecutive wins. However there is confirmed amount disclosed about his salary, net worth and other contracts. He might have amassed about $1 million from his so far career and looking hungry to continue his glorious journey in future.