BIG DADDY PLANS ON STORMING SIN CITY

Andrew Wake | 18.12.14 02:11

HEAVYWEIGHT sensation Lucas 'Big Daddy' Browne is currently enjoying the bright lights of Las Vegas and has set out his plans to one day box in the world's fight capital.   The unbeaten Aussie is in Sin City to take part in the WBC's 52nd annual convention alongside promoter and former four-time world champion Ricky Hatton.   As well as giving him opportunity to lobby for a world title shot in 2015, it has given Lucas a change to rub shoulders with the sport's true g...

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Anthony Upton in seventh heaven

Andrew Wake | 14.12.14 12:53

Red hot light-welterweight prospect Anthony Upton barely had chance to break sweat as he blasted Hungary's Janos Vass in just one round at York Hall on Saturday night. The 22-year-old, who is trained by former two weight world champion Ricky Hatton, looked in no rush, but the action still only lasted 134 seconds. Upton's cleaver stance switching had Vass confused and a straight left set the tone as it rocked the visitor back on his heels. Seconds later, a pair of left hooks c...

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Kirill Relikh v Santos Medrano

Andrew Wake | 14.12.14 12:41

Kirill Relikh and Santos Medrano meet in Sheffield.

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Workshop attendees on the body belt with Ricky Hatton December 2014

Andrew Wake | 08.12.14 09:24

First group of workshop attendees go on the body belt with Ricky Hatton.

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Lean mean Lucas sends a warning to rival heavies

Andrew Wake | 27.11.14 05:02

LUCAS "BIG DADDY" BROWNE believes he'll be lean and mean as he presses towards a world title shot in 2015.   The much-loved Aussie puncher was in the best shape of his career when he defeated tough American Chauncy Welliver earlier this month and he says the days of weighing in heavy are over now he's training with the legendary Jeff Fenech.   Browne is also keen to shed his amiable image as he feels a vicious streak is needed in order to get to the top.   "2...

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Ricky Hatton on Rabchenko, Zhakiyanov, Lucas Browne and the Uptons

Andrew Wake | 26.11.14 09:50

A catch up with Ricky Hatton to find out what is happening with his boxers.

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Uptons become TITAN Warrior ambassadors

Andrew Wake | 26.11.14 07:57

The Upton Brothers are going to train like TITAN Warriors thanks to them being made ambassadors for the nutritional brand. Trained by Ricky Hatton, the siblings - Anthony, Pauly and Sonny - will return to the ring at York Hall on December 13 and this deal will help ensure their training is maximised with the best pre and post workout supplements. "We are proud to be supporting the Upton brothesr with our sports nutritional products and performance clothing in their preparations ...

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Mundine: Rabchenko can bounce back

Andrew Wake | 21.11.14 03:13

OVER A WEEK on from their competitive 12 round clash in Melbourne, Aussie legend Anthony Mundine says Sergey Rabchenko has every reason to hold his head high.   The former three-time world champion scored a split decision victory over Rabchenko at a packed Hisense Arena last Wednesday and is now targeting showdowns with the likes of Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.   But he feels Rabchenko also has the potential to get in among the 154lb division's eli...

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Ogogo wants to be the new Hitman

Andrew Wake | 17.11.14 06:31

Anthony Ogogo says he wants to as popular as Ricky Hatton was at his peak. The 2012 Olympian has racked up seven wins since turning professional and feels his style will help him build a large fanbase. Hatton, who has taken Ogogo on the pads in the past, is easily Britain's best loved fighter, with more than 25,000 Brits following him to Las Vegas for his fights with Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jnr And Ogogo is looking at the Hitman's career as a blueprint for his ow...

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Ricky Hatton: Credit to Mundine but judges cost Sergey victory

Andrew Wake | 14.11.14 12:56

RICKY HATTON has paid tribute to Anthony Mundine, but he still feels his fighter, Sergey Rabchenko, beat the Aussie veteran.   Mundine picked up the WBC Silver light-middleweight crown with a contentious split decision verdict over the Belarusian in Melbourne on Wednesday night.   It was a display that showed the 39-year-old still has a place among boxing's elite, yet the scoring raised questions as Rabchenko appeared to outwork him for much of the fight and hurt him...

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