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Four time world champion Anthony Mundine offered his thoughts and prayers to Brayd’s family and friends on Twitter. During the 10-round bout, the crowd favourite walked onto one heavy right uppercut after another and eventually began to fade, handing the title to Moralde. “If anyone can get through this, it’s you #prayforbrayd” a close friend wrote on Facebook. A contest with Michael Zerafa could be a nice in-between event, although based on last night’s evidence that would only go one way. Social media support has been sent from all over the world. Braydon Smith (centre) came out of the fight like any other.Source:Supplied. Watch the brand new drama series Gangs of London now on Stan. All times AEDT (GMT +11). He said the massive outpouring of support from the local and wider community was testament to Smith's reputation. Boxing; A-Z; Advertisement. But I'll tell you all about it when I see you again". "He really wanted to change the image of boxing," Mr O'Shea said. Hopefully, he’s taken his last punch. Drinking a sports drink, he appeared to have some bruising under his right eye, and some redness over his brow. Family representative James O'Shea said the young boxer - nicknamed "The Great White" - had been alert and talkative when they spoke in the dressing room after the fight. Rushton asking “do you want to give us another minute?” even after Horn admitted he didn’t have a punch left in him was irresponsible, dangerous and downright amateurish. Indeed, it was the other cornermen who seemed to properly instigate the stoppage. “I’m very confident I can win this fight ... but somebody’s gotta lose. Mr O'Shea said the ordeal had been extremely tough for Smith's family. Known as the Great White for his fair hair and complexion, the 23-year-old Toowoomba boxer stepped into the ring at Rumours International in Toowoomba against Filipino champion John Moralde, fit and confident. 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Given how much he improved last night since his previous fight against Jack Brubaker, a match-up against current super welterweight world champ Patrick Teixeira wouldn’t be beyond him. news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site, Sam Newman slammed over ‘vile’ Joe Biden tweet. Boxing; This was published 4 years ago. “I’m the fittest I’ve ever been in my life and I need to be. After he collapsed, it was thought he might have minor bleeding and swelling on the brain. “He really wanted to change the image of boxing,” James O’Shea told AAP on Monday. Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. Less than two weeks earlier, he had flagged the showdown as “the biggest fight I’ve ever had in my life”. He needs his corner to protect him, and his trainer showed only the barest inclination of doing that in Townsville. I’m just going to do my best and make sure that’s not me.”. Tim Tszyu’s demolition of Jeff Horn was hinted at by the bookies, but no one saw this coming. Last year, The Star reported that in 2004, Thalami Skosana, a young schoolteacher, had bought a house in Malvern for R160 000 from O'Shea's company Triponza. Paralympics 2012: swimmer James O'Shea fulfils incredible quest Some of the greatest raptures in this arena on Wednesday night were reserved for James O'Shea… “A lot of times in this country the sport gets a bad rap. Half an hour later he began complaining of a severe headache and collapsed. He was placed into induced coma at Brisbane's Princess Alexandra Hospital. 'A lot of times in this country the sport gets a bad rap. “I knew from the first round how tough he was,” he said in the post-match interview. The supervisor of the fight, Australian National Boxing Federation representative John Hogg said the fighter had “seemed fine” after the match, and pointed to the death of cricketer Phillip Hughes as proof that accidents can happen in any sport, the Courier-Mail reports. Comments. If you were being kind, maybe the first was even enough to split (but it really wasn’t). ", "A big goal of his in life was to show people it's not (a bad sport).". The 23-year-old law student collapsed after losing his 10-round bout with Filipino John Moralde on Saturday night. “One of the guys down there (PA Hospital) said Braydon was used to being in front of big crowds and there was a big crowd at the hospital for him,” he said. Northern Irish boxer Paddy Barnes ... as boxing is a 32-county sport in Ireland. On March 16 we lost a truly great man in Braydon Smith. Australian... http://t.co/mlHpcHsKRT. For all the outrage about one of the judges being too close to the Tszyu camp – and it was a shoddy look, no doubt – only the most one-eyed Horn fan would have given the Queenslander even a single round of this fight. Updated January 30, 2016 — 8.40am first published at 8.35am. Your web browser is no longer supported. He doesn’t need a brave corner. Mr O’Shea said Brayd had “the world at his feet” and hoped to go on to be a successful lawyer. In the minutes after an epic 10-round bout, young Toowoomba boxer Braydon Smith was pictured smiling, shaking hands with coaches and the referee. To improve your experience. It was the same with law. “He was a lot stronger than I expected but I landed a lot of big shots on him. “I’ve always said Braydon would reach his peak in whatever he set out to do,” Mr O’Shea told the Toowoomba Chronicle. The former world champ is as brave and tough as they come. He told everyone last night to call him Tim, not “Kostya’s son”. People using the hashtag "prayforbrayd" sent messages of support on social media to a man described as a "true gentleman" of the boxing fraternity. Such sad news to hear about the passing of Braydon Smith. Announcer James O’Shea said in the post-fight formalities that, at the end of the eighth, referee Phil Austin called to an end the “contest”, but it was anything but.