NRL great Paul Gallen says boxers who’ve lost to Lucas Browne were scared, declares he doesn’t fear him


Rugby league legend Paul Gallen says the Australian boxers who’ve lost to Lucas Browne were “scared” and has declared “I don’t fear him” forward of their heavyweight bout on Wednesday night time.

Browne has an distinctive document of 29 wins (25 by knockout), two losses and 0 attracts – he’s additionally a former heavyweight world champion – however Gallen says his success is constructed on the actual fact his rivals “shit themselves and let him punch them”.

“Everyone he’s fought in Australia – everyone bar the blokes who almost killed him – have been scared before they got in the ring,” Gallen stated.

“They’ve been scared of him. They think about it too much. They stand there and they shit themselves and let him punch them.

“I’m not going to try this. I’m not terrified of him.

“I respect him, I respect what he’s done, I was a Lucas Browne fan, I’ve said that before, but there’s a big difference between respecting someone and being scared of them – and people before have been scared of him.

“I’m not terrified of him. I do not fear him.

“I’m going to get in there on Wednesday … and beat him.”

Gallen developed a popularity throughout his 19-year rugby league profession with the Sharks, NSW and Australia as one of many hardest opponents within the sport.

He racked up big metres, tackled relentlessly and was typically within the thick of a scuffle, defending his teammates and relishing niggle from opponents.

Gallen’s love of tough footy was on full show when he hit Queensland enforcer Nate Myles flush on the chin – first with a left hook, then a proper – within the first match of the 2013 State of Origin collection.

His onerous edge once more shone by means of in his brutal combat with former UFC famous person Mark Hunt in December, when he copped a number of vicious punches however outlasted the Samoan monster in a six-round unanimous-points win.

“(Lucas Browne) thinks he’s going to get in there and beat me – and he’s in for the shock of his life,” Gallen stated.

“He’s not going to handle the pace I’m going at, he’s not going to handle the pressure.

“He calls himself the GOAT, he calls me the footballer. He’s acquired no respect for what I’ve finished within the sport – and that is tremendous. I do not thoughts.

“But when I get in there and beat him on Wednesday night it ends him.”

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