Browne releases initial VADA test results, proclaims innocence
  LUCAS Browne and his team have left no stone unturned as they attempt to prove his innocence.   Earlier today, the heavyweight fronted a media gathering in Perth, where Browne released previous VADA test results, which cite that the Australian tested negative for any banned substances upon arriving... Read more
Frank Warren backs Lucas Browne, questions legitimacy of testing
  FRANK Warren isn’t convinced that WBA heavyweight champion Lucas Browne is a substance abuser.   The 64-year-old Englishman, who has promoted some of Britain’s best talent in the last twenty five years, believes a thorough investigation needs to be opened by the WBA to determine whether or not... Read more
Lucas Browne: “I will be fighting for as long as it takes to clear my name”
  LUCAS Browne vows to clear his name after testing positive to Clenbuterol in his post-fight drug test.   After an extended silence, Browne and his promoter Hatton Promotions, released an official statement overnight.   “I would like to assure all of my fans, the whole of the boxing... Read more
Lucas Browne fails post-fight drug test following Chagaev win
  LUCAS Browne has failed his post-fight drug test following his dramatic knockout win over Ruslan Chagaev.   The drug test, which was administered by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA), cites that Browne had allegedly tested positive for Clenbuterol, a sympathomimetic amine that is commonly used as a fat... Read more
Brian Butler on training camps, progression of Moloney brothers
  BRIAN Butler knows a thing or two about boxing.   The well-travelled trainer, who runs the highly successful East End Boxing – a boxing haven tucked away in the eastern suburb of Croydon – is a riding a wave of success alongside his star pupils, Andrew and Jason... Read more
Joel Brunker changes camp, discusses move to Lincoln Hudson
  JOEL Brunker has learned that without struggle, there is no progress.   The 30-year-old is looking to make amends for a forgettable twelve month spell and has made wholesale changes to his team, starting with the head trainer role, which has since been filled by the regarded Lincoln... Read more
Luke Jackson on battle with OCD: “I can’t beat it by myself”
  JOHN Mark Apolinario was supposed to be Luke Jackson’s toughest opponent.   But little did we know that the Tasmanian is in the midst of a far more important fight, one he is yet to win.   “I’ve battled with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder since I was a young kid,”... Read more
Brandon Ogilvie upsets odds, outscores Darragh Foley
  BRANDON Ogilvie’s decision win over Darragh Foley was a shock to many, but not to those inside of his team.   The 22-year-old Indigenous ace put in a signature performance, stifling the offensive blitz of Darragh Foley, in a near flawless ten round display at Sydney’s Netball Central... Read more
Weigh-In Results: Darragh Foley 60.50 vs. Brandon Ogilvie 61.10
  AFTER months of build up, we will finally get to see Darragh Foley and Brandon Ogilvie collide.   Foley, 27, and the defending champion Ogilvie, 22, made weight in front of a vocal crowd at the Mill Hotel in Sydney. After making weight, the pair posed for photos... Read more
Paddy Murphy on comeback, Jack Brubaker and Irish support
  FOR most fighters, finding the motivation to return to the ring is often a prolonged process.   In the case of Sydney-based Irishman Paddy Murphy, it was just a matter of finding the right fight.   Murphy is now only days away from his return having spent the... Read more
Brandon Ogilvie recaps training camp, chasing big fights
  BRANDON Ogilvie is aiming to put a dramatic halt on the hype train that is Darragh Foley.   The talented Indigenous ace will put his world rating and his WBA affiliated regional title on the line against the brash Irishman on Saturday night as the headline act of... Read more
Jack Brubaker talks Paddy Murphy, recent improvements and more
  JACK Brubaker is out to prove he is the best welterweight in Australia not named Jeff Horn.   The convivial Cronulla product will make the first defence of his recently acquired OPBF welterweight strap against former Australian title challenger Paddy Murphy on Saturday night at Sydney’s Netball Central.... Read more
Darragh Foley on Brandon Ogilvie:  “I am coming straight for him”
  THE word dangerous is thrown around often, but in the case of Darragh Foley, the expression might be a perfect fit.   The perilous Irish-born lightweight, who presently holds the Australian lightweight title, will challenge world rated Brandon Ogilvie for his WBA affiliated regional title on Saturday night... Read more
Lucas Browne makes history with tenth round knockout in Grozny
  IT was dramatic. It was was action packed. It was spectacular.   Australian heavyweight Lucas Browne overcame longs odds and every conceivable disadvantage to dethrone reigning WBA heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev at the Colosseum Sport Hall in Grozny.   Browne, 36, has always had the natural ability to... Read more
Weigh-In Results: Luke Jackson 57.00 vs. John Mark Apolinario 56.60
  LUKE Jackson and John Mark Apolinario met for the first time at their official weigh-in last night.   Jackson, 31, and Apolinario, 26, will collide for the vacant WBA Oceania featherweight title and a potential world rating at the Hobart City Hall in Tasmania, headlining a five-fight card... Read more
Billy Hussein discusses fighter/trainer bond with Luke Jackson
  BILLY Hussein has compiled an innumerable list of accomplishments in his time as a trainer.   At some point, almost all of Australia’s best modern-day pugilists have worked with the self-effacing strategist.   It is almost irrefutable that any given fighter who walks through the doors of Hussein’s... Read more
Ruslan Chagaev to Lucas Browne: “I will punish you”
  RUSLAN Chagaev is a man of few words.   The Uzbekistan-born heavyweight is taking a strictly business approach to the second defense of his WBA regular heavyweight title, which will take place on Sunday morning EST at the Colosseum Sport Hall in Grozny.   Chagaev, 37, has spent... Read more
Our Experts Decide: Lucas Browne vs. Ruslan Chagaev
  LUCAS Browne will aim to make history on Sunday morning by becoming Australia’s first heavyweight champion.   The undefeated heavyweight will face reigning WBA regular titleholder Ruslan Chagaev at the Colosseum Sport Hall in Grozny. In Chagaev, 37, Browne will face a fighter that is riding a seven... Read more
Lucas Browne talks Ruslan Chagaev: “I know what to expect”
  IN the midst of an European spring, Lucas Browne’s heavyweight title ambitions continue to flourish.   With only days remaining until he makes the lonely walk to the centre of a Grozny ring in the Chechen Republic, the undefeated Browne (23-0, 20 KOs) speaks with the unperturbed nature... Read more
Matt Clark discusses Lucas Browne’s road to Ruslan Chagaev
  LUCAS Browne’s title attempt will be the culmination of a four year journey under the guidance of Matt Clark.   The hulking heavyweight signed with Clark on the eve of his Australian title challenge against Colin Wilson in 2012 – which he subsequently won via violent third round... Read more