Gold Coast loses major event to Brisbane due to ‘the threat of smoke’ – myGC.com.au
The Gold Coast has had a giant boxing match pulled out from underneath us, and moved up the M1 to Brisbane as an alternative.
Anthony Mundine and John Wayne Parr had been set to go face to face this Saturday at Cbus Stadium in Robina.
Although the occasion promoter took to Instagram yesterday to announce the match will now be held on the Brisbane Conference Centre.
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DDP Sports activities Administration says ‘the specter of additional smoke air pollution down the Gold Coast’ was the deciding issue.
“A choice was made contemplating the well being and nicely being for each fighters and spectators,” the submit reads.
“All tickets stay legitimate and can be utilized on the Brisbane Conference Centre.
“Most significantly, WE HAVE A FIGHT,” the submit finishes.
John Wayne Parr additionally shared the information to his social media, saying he’s devastated with the transfer away from his hometown.
“Personally I’m guttered. I wished to combat at Cbus sooo dangerous for that one final walkout.
“I’ll need to try to make the evening particular in one other technique to make it rememberable,” his submit reads.
Whereas Anthony Mundine’s taken a swipe on the state authorities for not doing extra to maintain the match on the Gold Coast.