Justis Huni has yet to silence the critics despite Australia’s top heavyweight dominating Joe Goodall

He may have won over Jeff Fenech, but Justis Huni knows his detractors will stick around after he considered Joe Goodall in his comeback to heavyweight boxing.

The 23-year-old had to wait almost exactly a year after beating Paul Gallen to improve his record to 6-0 at the Nissan Arena in Brisbane on Wednesday.

Huni singled out his 29-year-old rival, a former sparring partner who, like him, won amateur world championship medals before turning professional.

But for all his speed, accuracy and intelligence, it was Huni’s power – or lack thereof – that meant many pundits weren’t convinced he could handle the rejuvenated Goodall.

And despite Huni’s clear victory – he won a unanimous points decision 100-90, 98-92, 98-93 – the fighter knows the blow will stick after Goodall finishes on his feet.

“About the power? Not really,” he replied when asked if he had silenced some critics.

“But I’m still here and got my zero (zero loss) so I’m happy.”

Huni landed an incredible 194 punches in 10 two-and-a-half-minute rounds to close Goodall’s left eye.

“If the right punch lands, it will come. But I’ve been in the game a long time, I’m not going to look for it,” he said.

Two men exchange blows during a boxing match
Huni showed great speed and footwork in her win.(Getty Images: Chris Hyde )

“I learned that in my first fights.”

A three-division world title winner, Fenech pushed the bears earlier in the week when he questioned Huni’s power.

But he was blown away by the craft of the 110kg behemoth who he said was throwing combinations usually reserved for divisions far below those of Huni.

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