As fight fans have probably read, come-backing former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye has announced how he is “in talks” with new WBA belt holder Lucas Browne and is hopeful he might fight him in his second return fight, set for May 21st at The O2 in London. However, Browne, who is obliged to fight Fres Oquendo as per the WBA’s tournament designed to finally crown just one man as their heavyweight king (there are … Read Article
David Haye: “I do have an opponent, but I am holding off a few days to try and secure Lucas Browne. It seems after speaking to Team Hatton that the possibility of Lucas Browne being available to fight on May’s Haye Day show against myself is a possibility. That possibility comes down to a few things and top of that list is money. Next week I will be getting some numbers from terrestrial television stations, … Read Article
LUCAS BROWNE has fired back at rivals keen to gain publicity off the back of his stunning WBA heavyweight title victory over Ruslan Chagaev.
The heavy-handed Sydney man wrote his name into the history books when he KOed the tough Uzbek to become Australia’s first ever world champion in the heavyweight division last weekend.
And while most in the boxing fraternity are happy for him, it appears that some heavyweights have become embittered and jealous.… Read Article
Australian warrior Lucas Browne, who overcame tremendous odds to take a portion of the heavyweight title this past Saturday night in Grozny, Russia, does not appreciate being called out and challenged by fighters he says have not earned a world title shot. Browne, who has also boxed away from home in England, is understandably proud of the way he worked his way up to title contention and he says other fighters who want to challenge … Read Article
Lucas Browne, the new “regular” WBA heavyweight champion who gave us the best action fight of the weekend, isn’t even back home in Australia at time of writing – but already his team is plotting his next move. Browne’s co-promoter Brendan Bourke (who, along with British legend Ricky Hatton promotes “Big Daddy”) told The West Australian how the 36-year-old would ideally fight again in three to four months, and that the big names – Tyson … Read Article
Two bouts from the WBA heavyweight tournament took place on Saturday night as Luis Ortiz (25-0) amicably mowed down Tony Thompson (40-7) while Lucas Browne (24-0) beat the odds and an eight count to stop Ruslan Chagaev (34-3-1), claimed the WBA title and emerged as the first ever Australian heavyweight champion.… Read Article
LUCAS BROWNE wrote his name into the history books with a stunning tenth round stoppage of Ruslan Chagaev on Saturday night (March 5).
The 36-year-old was bravery and determination personified as he bounced back from a sixth round knockdown to end the fight in spectacular fashion.… Read Article
In a surprisingly entertaining heavyweight battle, Australian slugger Lucas Browne scored a big upset win in stopping defending WBA champ Ruslan Chagaev in the 10th-round in Grozny, Russia. Browne, who had been wobbled in the 5th and heavily decked himself in the 6th, came back to pull out a right hand from nowhere which dropped the durable if aging Chagaev in round-ten.… Read Article
Australian heavyweight Lucas Browne (24-0, 21 KOs) showed that he’s not someone you take lightly at any point in his fights, as he came back late in this fight to stop WBA “regular” heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev (34-3-1, 21 KOs) by a 10th round knockout to win his WBA belt at the Colosseum Sport Hall in Grozny, Chechnya, Russia.
Chagaev, 37, showed little respect for Browne’s punching power in the fight. He was constantly putting … Read Article
The heavyweight division could see another shakeup tonight if Lucas Browne dethrones WBA World Heavyweight Champion Ruslan Chagaev in Grozny, Chechnya, exclusively live tonight on BoxNation.
Syndney’s hard-hitting Browne, a big favourite with BoxNation viewers’ in the UK, aims to make history and become Australia’s first ever world heavyweight champion and progress into the next stage of the WBA’s title reshuffle tournament to define one world champion in the organisation.… Read Article