FIGHTING CHARGES: Damien Hooper will face a January court hearing.
FIGHTING CHARGES: Damien Hooper will face a January court hearing.

City boxer Damien Hooper's next court fight announced

PROMISING Darling Downs boxer Damien Hooper is to fight an assault charge against him at a hearing before Toowoomba Magistrates Court.

Hooper, 23, is being held in custody on a parole suspension and was not in court for the brief mention of the matter.

Solicitor Divina DeLeon acting on behalf of the boxer's barrister asked for a hearing date.

The light heavyweight has not been not required to enter any pleas to the charges of assault occasioning bodily harm and contravening a domestic violence order.

He is on bail for both charges which arise from alleged incidents in Toowoomba on June 13.

Magistrate Damian Carroll set January 5 to hear the case which is expected to last one day.


Golf raises thousands

Golf raises thousands

Golf day raises thousands for local animal group.

Rugby's friendly rivalry

Rugby's friendly rivalry

Waitangi Day celebrates region's roots.

'On the Bit' awards night recognises best in racing

'On the Bit' awards night recognises best in racing

Awards gala recognises racing's best.