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New Deal Means Etches Is Sharp In And Out Of The Ring

SHEFFIELD puncher Adam ‘The Bomber’ Etches is getting stylish and doing his bit for charity thanks to a new sponsorship deal with Pellicano Menswear.

The London-based brand will be supplying him with formal and casual wear to ensure he’s as sharp out of the ring as in it. Pellicano has also worked with Adam to produce a limited range of Italian shirts, with 20% of sales going to the Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity.

Adam has been an ambassador for the charity since 2013 and has helped to raise tens of thousands of pounds for its teenage cancer unit. Continue reading

Etches vows to KO Khomitsky

ADAM ETCHES says he’ll do what Martin Murray and Frank Buglioni couldn’t and stop Sergey Khomitsky.

In a career spanning 16 years, the Belarusian has only failed to hear the final bell three times, with middleweight superstar Gennady Golovkin being the only man to legitimately take him out. Continue reading

Upton Clan Will Raise The Roof

MUCH of the historic York Hall in Bethnal Green will be covered with the tricolour of Ireland on Saturday night as the Upton brothers look to extend their records.

Fighting siblings Anthony, Pauly and Sonny have some of the most passionate supporters in the sport and it is sure to be raucous evening in the East End. Continue reading

Lucas Browne made mandatory challenger for Chagaev’s WBA heavyweight title

AUSTRALIAN powerhouse Lucas ‘Big Daddy’ Browne has been made the mandatory challenger for Ruslan Chagaev’s WBA heavyweight title.

Hatton Promotions has worked hard to get Browne the correct opportunities at the correct time since signing him in 2012 and the Sydney-native’s rise up the rankings has been little short of mesmeric. Continue reading

Ustinov Not Ranked Highly Enough For Browne

HATTON PROMOTIONS would like to make it clear that negotiations have NOT taken place for a fight between Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne and Russia’s Alexander Ustinov, despite claims made online.

Vladimir Hryunov, Ustinov’s promoter, has reportedly said that he has had meetings with Ricky Hatton in London regarding the match-up.

However, no such discussions have been held. Continue reading

Lucas Browne Targets WBA Strap

LUCAS “BIG DADDY” BROWNE believes he should be given a shot at the WBA interim heavyweight title or even regular champion Ruslan Chagaev in the wake of the Luis Ortiz doping scandal.

Ortiz won the interim strap with a one round KO of Lateef Kayode in September, but the result has now been made a no contest and the belt is likely to be declared vacant after the Cuban tested positive for the banned substance Nandrolone. Continue reading