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Cameron Hammond was born in Moree , New South Wales, Australia. He is an Aboriginal professional boxer who represented Australia at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India and 2012 Summer Olympics in the middleweight division.
After both the Commonwealth and Olympic games, his goal was to turn professional. Cameron has had several pro fights and 18/1 record and is one of Australia top prospects in the Welterweight division. After losing a unanimous decision to Kris George in 2016 for the Commonwealth welterweight title, Hammond took a year and a half hiatus from boxing only to come back in 2018 with TKO over Thai-born Australian Apichat Koedchatturat. He is trained by Glenn Rushton same trainer as Jeff Horn fellow Olympian and team mate.