Gallen-Aloiai fight off after virus bombshell

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The much-hyped superfight betwixt NRL players-turned-boxers Paul Gallen and Josh Aloiai is disconnected aft the Manly prima tested affirmative to COVID-19.

The brace had yet agreed to get successful the ringing and combat implicit 8 two-minute rounds, pursuing months of bickering implicit however agelong the combat should spell for.

Earlier this period the woody was struck and they were owed to conscionable successful December arsenic portion of a two-day boxing lawsuit successful Newcastle.

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But connected Monday, Aloiai began to consciousness sick aft a grooming session, and aboriginal returned a affirmative trial to coronavirus.

Paul Gallen and Josh Aloiai travel face-to-face aft their property conference. (Facebook)

It's reported his sparring spouse and chap rugby league hardman Joey Leilua besides tested positive.

Leilua was acceptable to combat Chris Heighington connected the aforesaid paper connected December 10.

The full two-day lawsuit has been cancelled by promoters No Limit Boxing, who are present frantically moving to organise a replacement card.

All tickets purchased truthful acold volition beryllium refunded.

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