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Renold Vatubua Quinlan (born 7 July 1989) is an Australian professional boxer of Indigenous and Fijian descent. Best known for knocking out former world champion Daniel Geale, Quinlan held the IBO super-middleweight title from 2016 to 2017.

Renold Quinlan
Real nameRenold Vatubua Quinlan
Nickname(s)Dunghutti Destroyer
Born (1989-07-07) 7 July 1989 (age 29)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Boxing record
Total fights16
Wins by KO8



Quinlan, who grew up in Minto and Rosemeadow and attended Sarah Redfern High School.[1] His amateur career stands at 12-3. His maternal grandfather, Sailosi Vatubua, represented Fiji in amateur boxing and won the gold medal at the 1966 South Pacific Games in Nouméa.[2]


Since turning pro Quinlan 2008 Quinlan had a lay off for nearly 2 years before returning in early 2010 then had a fight a year later, early 2011, Then had another 2 years off. A few of his fights have been on undercards against his good friend Anthony Mundine. He also trains out of Grant's Fitness Revolution, His trainer is Lepani Wilson.

Quinlan vs. Geale

On 14 October 2016 Quinlan travelled to fight Daniel Geale on his home soil of Tasmania and he had his biggest win to date, with a victory over former IBF & WBA Middleweight Champion with a sensational 2nd round Knockout.

Quinlan vs. Eubank Jr.

On 4 February 2017 Renold Quinlan was stopped in the 10th round by Chris Eubank Jr via TKO, losing his IBO super middleweight title in the process.

Quinlan vs. Damien Hooper

On 7 April 2018 Quinlan stepped up to light heavyweight division for the bout with long time rival Damien Hooper for the WBO International light heavyweight title. Quinlan and Hooper are considered two of the most talented boxers in Australia. In a very entertaining and fast-paced brawl Hooper was controlling early rounds but the balance of the fight changed early in the fifth round with Quinlan dropping Hooper twice in the 5th round and Hooper eventually won the bout in the 9th round by TKO.[3]

Professional recordEdit

Professional record summary
16 fights 12 wins 4 losses
By knockout 8 3
By decision 4 1
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
16 Loss 12-4 Joshua Buatsi TKO 1 (10), 1:50 22 Dec 2018 The O2 Arena, London, England For WBA International light heavyweight title
15 Loss 12-3 Damien Hooper TKO 9 (10) {{{1}}} 7 Apr 2018 Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane For the WBO International light heavyweight title
14 Win 12–2 Alexander Bajawa KO 1 (10) {{{1}}} 20 Oct 2018 Suntec Int. Convention Centre, Singapore
13 Loss 11–2 Chris Eubank Jr. TKO 10 (12), 2:07 4 Feb 2017 Olympia, London, England Lost IBO super-middleweight title
12 Win 11–1 Daniel Geale KO 2 (12), 1:14 14 Oct 2016 Silverdome Basketball Stadium, Launceston, Australia Won vacant IBO super-middleweight title
11 Win 10–1 Michael Van Nimwegen KO 8 (10), 1:56 12 Dec 2015 Alexandria Basketball Stadium, Perry Park, Australia Won PABA interim super-middleweight title
10 Win 9–1 Ricardo Ramallo TKO 1 (10), 2:46 27 Jun 2015 Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, Victoria, Australia Won vacant IBO International super-middleweight title
9 Loss 8–1 Jake Carr UD 10 3 Dec 2014 Horden Pavilion, Moore Park, Australia For Australian super-middleweight title
8 Win 8–0 Dechapon Suwunnalird KO 4 (6), 1:46 9 Apr 2014 Entertainment Centre, Newcastle, Australia
7 Win 7–0 Joel Casey UD 8 29 Jan 2014 Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Boondall, Australia
6 Win 6–0 Joseph Kwadjo UD 8 27 Nov 2013 Allphones Arena, Sydney, Australia
5 Win 5–0 Aswin Cabuy TKO 1 (6), 1:18 27 Sep 2013 RSL Club, Dubbo, Australia
4 Win 4–0 Tim Kanofski MD 6 8 Aug 2013 Southport RSL Club, Southport, Australia
3 Win 3–0 Marlon Toby UD 4 4 Feb 2011 Croatian Club, Punchbowl, Australia
2 Win 2–0 Mick Porter TKO 2 (4), 1:49 11 Jan 2010 Entertainment Centre, Newcastle, Australia
1 Win 1–0 Peme Lilomaiava TKO 2 (4), 0:45 30 Jul 2008 Entertainment Centre, Newcastle, Australia Professional debut


  1. ^ Elmerhebe, Tarik. "IBO super middleweight champion: Renold Quinlan". dailytelegraph. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  2. ^ Cabenatabua, Leone (2 April 2015). "Medical Centre Backs Quinlan". Leone Cabenatabua. fijisun. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Hogan Beats Kelly in WBO Eliminator: Hooper Stops Quinlan". boxingscene. Boxing Clever. Retrieved 7 April 2018. |first1= missing |last1= (help)

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Sporting positions
Regional boxing titles
Title last held by
Piotr Wilczewski
IBO International super-middleweight champion
27 Jun 2015 – Oct 2015
Title last held by
Zac Dunn
PABA super-middleweight champion
Interim title

12 Dec 2015 – Mar 2016
Title next held by
Jayde Mitchell
Minor world boxing titles
Title last held by
Zac Dunn
IBO super-middleweight champion
14 Oct 2016 – 4 Feb 2017
Succeeded by
Chris Eubank Jr.