Just days after securing the biggest wins of their career, Smithy’s Gym boxers Jack “The Assassin” Asis, “The Great White” Brayd Smith and Les “Lock N Load” Sherrington, are settling back into their lives which each seem a far stretch from the bright lights they all shone under last weekend.
Philippine fighter Jack Asis was greeted to a hero’s reception from Toowoomba’s Philippine community upon returning to the Garden City and is now spending his week off in the company of friends, going to church and enjoying a popular Philippine past time, Karaoke. The overly happy boxer shows no signs of the ferocity that saw him score a 7th rd KO over highly ranked Japanese fighter Ryusei Yoshida.
Toowoomba’s own Brayd Smith is using his week off to catch up on his Law studies. After having missed the opening week of university due to being in camp for fight week, Smith will be kept occupied ensuring his studies reap the same level of dedication and preparation that saw him out box and breakdown his much more experienced Thai opponent Yong Sathong over the weekend. The win improves his professional record to 4 wins O losses and all wins by KO.
Newly crowned Middle weight WBF world Champion and IBF Pan Pacific champion Les Sherrington is using his free time to prepare for one of the biggest events of his life, the birth of his first child. With the new baby girl expected to arrive within a week, Sherrington has been relaxing with his wife, sharing a love which was definitely not present when he out boxed Mexican legend “Yori Boy” Campas on Saturday night.
All three fighters will be back in the gym next week to begin training for their next fight’s, which are expected to take place in October or November.