Olympian Hammond keen to fight in Perth
Olympian Hammond keen to fight in Perth

Cameron Hammond could be the next Olympic boxer heading to Perth following stablemate Damien Hooper's successful visit on Friday.

The unbeaten NSW welterweight followed Hooper's three-round TKO win over Josh Webb at Metro City on live stream and tweeted: "Sounds like a good atmosphere! Hopefully I'll box there before too long. War Hooper!"

Hammond's manager Matt Clark said he had no issue with the 24-year-old heading west.

"Definitely, we would be open to having Cameron fighting in Perth, if it can get made then no problem," Clark said.

Hammond's camp are in negotiations for a fight against Victoria's Matt Lytwynenko in his home town of Moree on July 5.

Hammond (9-0), like Hooper promoted by Ricky Hatton, was originally down to face WBA No.15 Roman Zhailauov but the Kazakh fighter was unable to get a visa.

The West Australian

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