Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Browne's Manager: Very Wise For Price To Avoid Lucas - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
 Boxing Articles
 Boxing Interviews
 Breaking News
 Boxing Press Releases
 Boxing Results
 World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  12/5/2013       Read more by Random Hits         
   
Browne's Manager: Very Wise For Price To Avoid Lucas
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

LUCAS "BIG DADDY" BROWNE says he's far from shocked with David Price's decision to vacate the Commonwealth heavyweight title.

The hammer-fisted Aussie won the right to contest the crown when he halted Sheffield giant Richard Towers last month.

He was hoping to square off with Price in early 2014, but the Liverpudlian's new promoters, Sauerland, yesterday confirmed that he'll be relinquishing the championship along with his British belt.

Browne keeps busy against old foe Clarence Tillman on December 13 and will be ready for his title opportunity in the New Year.

"I can't say I'm surprised that Price has vacated to be honest. If Tony Thompson can stop Price, I know I can too," Lucas, 18-0 (16 KOs), said.

"I have a fight in a weeks' time that I'm focusing on and I can't wait to close 2013 with a bang before beginning 2014 with that title fight.

"I'll leave all the negotiations for the Commonwealth title up to my management and Ricky Hatton. I know I'm in good hands and I'm on the right path. "

Matt Clark, Browne's manager, believes his charge's devastating destruction of Towers in Hull five weeks ago has helped influence Price's decision.

"I think it's a wise move by Price and his promoter to relinquish the Commonwealth title rather than have him stopped by Lucas," he added.

"Adam Booth is Price's new trainer. He was ringside for Lucas stopping Richard Towers and he presumably didn't like what he saw."

He added: "Lucas is the mandatory challenger and our goal for a few years now has been to see him become the first Aussie in over 120 years to become Commonwealth heavyweight champion.

"Hatton Promotions have been instrumental in helping this to almost become a reality".

Tags: David Price , Lucas Browne



 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by joe strong, on 12-05-2013
he didn't vacate to avoid lucas browne. I thought that would be a good fight for price. he vacated because he will be fighting on sauerland cards in Germany. browne will be fighting for the vacant commonwealth crown. it will probably be a brit since they seem to hols the CW belts hostage. rarely ...

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (1) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Paul Williams Continues To Figh...
  Stiverne-Wilder Creating A lot ...
  WBC Aims To Open Additional Doo...
  Yorgey, Witherspoon Return in B...
  Javier Fortuna Resigns Pact Wit...
  Hunter-Alvarado Tops Bernard Ho...
  Ben Day Will Take a Step Up on ...
  Jorge Linares Very Motivated Fo...
  Lennox Clarke, Des Bowater Retu...
  Ruslan Chagaev Shocked at Passi...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.