Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Richard Towers Faces American Test on Buckland-Truscott - 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:  3/24/2012       Read more by Tom Tarte         
   
Richard Towers Faces American Test on Buckland-Truscott
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

by Tom Tarte

The British heavyweight scene is in good shape with the emergence of Tyson Fury, David Price and Dereck Chisora. But there is one fighter who has largely gone unnoticed, Richard Towers. At 6ft8 and weighing in at 250lbs, he certainly fits the mold of the modern day heavyweight. However, at the age of 32 and with virtually no amateur experience, how far can he really go?

Towers, formerly known as Hayles, was jailed for 13 years after being involved in the kidnapping  of a man from Sheffield. Having served six and a half years, Towers returned to pursue a career in boxing. Since turning pro back in 2009, he has amassed a record of 12 wins with no losses, 9 wins by stoppage. 

A product of the Ingle gym and a natural athlete, his ventures in the ring have been exciting to say the least. He moves very well for a man his size and is equipped with fast hands and an explosive right. 

Across the ring on Saturday will be American journeyman, Harold Sconiers, who's record reads 18 wins and 23 losses. Coming off a win over Jameel McCline and having made Olympic bronze medallist Deontay Wilder taste the canvas, he will pose a danger to the man known as ' The Inferno '.

Sky Sports 1 and HD1 televise from 8pm tonight.

Tags: Paul Truscott , Gary Buckland , Buckland vs Truscott , Buckland-Truscott , Richard Towers



 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (0) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Tim Bradley Open To Moving Up F...
  Team Ramirez Warn Chavez Jr. - ...
  Herrera on Provodnikov Rematch,...
  Bellew: Cleverly Has Fantastic ...
  Potapov-Canoy, Andreev-Labao in...
  Paul Smith 'Gutted' Over WBO Ru...
  Donaire: I'm Not Retiring, Like...
  Gonzalez-Fuentes Fight Official...
  Walters: I Told You Guys I Woul...
  Donaire's Dad Eyes Move To 122,...

 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.