Aussie boxer Paro stuns 'bogeyman' to claim world title

By Adrian Warren
Updated June 16 2024 - 4:40pm, first published 4:37pm
Queensland boxer Liam Paro has caused a huge upset by winning the IBF junior welterweight title. (Jono Searle/AAP PHOTOS)
Queensland boxer Liam Paro has caused a huge upset by winning the IBF junior welterweight title. (Jono Searle/AAP PHOTOS)

Queenslander Liam Paro has produced one of the great performances in Australian boxing history, slaying the Puerto Rican "bogeyman" Subriel Matias to win the IBF junior welterweight title and set up a big fight back home.

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