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Lucas browne: “forget the ashes, i just want to topple towers”

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LUCAS “BIG DADDY” BROWNE says he’s not bothered about the outcome of the Ashes Series, he’s just concerned with ensuring Australia beats the Pommies at boxing. The unbeaten Perth puncher faces 6ft 8in Englishman Richard Towers in a final eliminator for the Commonwealth heavyweight title at the Melbourne Pavilion next Thursday (July 25). Last year the pair spent time sparring together at Brendan Ingle’s legendary gym in Sheffield and have been firm friends ever since, but they’ll be looking to hit each other for six come fight night. “To be honest I couldn’t care less about cricket, but I am excited about the fight and am doing all I can to win,” Lucas, 16 – 0 (14 KOs), said. “I learnt a great deal from sparring and hanging around Richard. I learnt firstly that I’m not the biggest guy around and sometimes I have to be the smaller guy. “I also learnt that he’s a gentleman and equally focused on his career and family. “He’s not boxed for over a year so I think that could make a little rusty and possibly a step behind. I’m coming off three KO wins and 12 round decision with a legend in that [...] http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?i=TJumD7I-VEQ:QHY_z6geSeQ:D7DqB2pKExk http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=qj6IDK7rITs




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