Marcus Browne Fully Prepared For Jean Pascal This Saturday Night
Marcus Browne knows he will be put to the test this coming Saturday night when he faces Jean Pascal. The bout takes place live on FOX PBC Fight Night from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Browne, the reigning interim WBA light heavyweight champion, has been working with the likes of Vyacheslav Shabranskyy, Eric Moon and Kemahl Russell as he prepares for Pascal. That includes work in Colorado with the crew.
“This is my second time going out to Colorado for a portion of my training camp,” said Browne. “My performance on August 3 will show why I do this, but it’s basically just because I’m able to lock in on myself and focus on the most important thing that’s in front of me, and that’s Pascal.”
In his most recent fight, Browne picked up the interim 175-pound title with a victory over Badou Jack, a former two-division champion.
“In my fight against Badou Jack, I Just wanted to prove that I have real skills, that I’m not just a knockout puncher and that I can take things away from top guys,” said Browne. “I’m a better fighter overall now. I’m constantly growing as a fighter and come August 3, I’ll display that on an even higher level.”
The Barclays Center has become a fighting home for Browne, as the 28-year-old will be making his 13th appearance inside the arena to compete. He is unbeaten there with eight career knockouts.
“I’m very appreciative of all the people that have given me the opportunity to fight at Barclays Center and continue to push me forward in the boxing world,” said Browne. “I’m thrilled to be back defending my WBA belt in front of my hometown people.
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“I leave New York during camp to help me get focused, but by the time I get back to home for fight week, I’m totally locked in on what’s important.”
The card features Adam Kowancki vs. Chris Arreola in a heavyweight contest along with Andre Berto vs. Miguel Cruz beginning at 8 p.m. ET.