loss vs Jean Pascal
Aug 03, 2019 / Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
Marcus Browne suffered the first loss of his career—losing to former titleholder Jean Pascal by technical decision in their interim WBA Light Heavyweight title fight on FOX.
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Marcus Browne Fights
Loss vs Jean Pascal 33-6-1
Aug 03, 2019 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Marcus Browne LOSES to Jean Pascal by TD in Round 8 of 12
WIN vs Badou Jack 23-3-3
Jan 19, 2019 • MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
Badou Jack LOSES to Marcus Browne by UD in Round 12 of 12
Win vs Badou Jack 23-3-3
Jan 19, 2019 • MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Badou Jack by UD in Round 12 of 12
Win vs Lenin Castillo 18-1-1
Aug 04, 2018 • Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Lenin Castillo by UD in Round 10 of 10
Win vs Francy Ntetu
Jan 20, 2018 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
Marcus Browne WINS against Francy Ntetu by TKO in Round 1 of 10
Win vs Sean Monaghan 28-0-0
Jul 15, 2017 • Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Sean Monaghan by TKO in Round 2 of 10
Win vs Thomas Williams Jr 20-4-0
Feb 18, 2017 • Cintas Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Thomas Williams Jr by KO in Round 6 of 10
Win vs Radivoje Kalajdzic 21-0-0
Apr 16, 2016 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Radivoje Kalajdzic by SD in Round 8 of 8
Win vs Francisco Sierra 26-9-1
Dec 05, 2015 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Francisco Sierra by TKO in Round 4 of 10
Win vs Gabriel Campillo 25-7-1
Sep 12, 2015 • Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Gabriel Campillo by KO in Round 1 of 10
Win vs Cornelius White 21-3-0
May 29, 2015 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Cornelius White by UD in Round 10 of 10
Win vs Aaron Pryor Jr 19-7-1
Apr 11, 2015 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Aaron Pryor Jr by NC in Round 6 of 10
Win vs George Blades 23-6-0
Dec 11, 2014 • Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against George Blades by KO in Round 1 of 8
Win vs Paul Vasquez 10-5-1
Aug 09, 2014 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Paul Vasquez by TKO in Round 1 of 10
Win vs Donta Woods 8-2-0
Jun 27, 2014 • Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Donta Woods by TKO in Round 1 of 8
Win vs Otis Griffin 24-15-2
Apr 19, 2014 • DC Armory, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Otis Griffin by UD in Round 8 of 8
Win vs Kentrell Claiborne 4-8-0
Jan 30, 2014 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Kentrell Claiborne by UD in Round 6 of 6
Win vs Kevin Engel 20-8-0
Dec 07, 2013 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Kevin Engel by TKO in Round 1 of 6
Win vs Lamont Williams 5-1-1
Sep 30, 2013 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Lamont Williams by UD in Round 8 of 8
Win vs Robert Hill 1-1-0
Aug 19, 2013 • Best Buy Theater, New York, New York, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Robert Hill by KO in Round 1 of 4
Win vs Ricardo Campillo 7-6-1
Jun 22, 2013 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Ricardo Campillo by TKO in Round 2 of 6
Win vs Teneal Goyco 4-5-1
Apr 27, 2013 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Teneal Goyco by TKO in Round 2 of 4
Win vs Taneal Goyco 4-5-1
Apr 27, 2013 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Taneal Goyco by TKO in Round 2 of 4
Win vs Josh Thorpe 1-2-0
Mar 09, 2013 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Josh Thorpe by TKO in Round 1 of 4
Win vs Ritchie Cherry 3-5-0
Dec 15, 2012 • Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Ritchie Cherry by KO in Round 1 of 4
Win vs Codale Ford 2-0-0
Nov 09, 2012 • Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USA
Marcus Browne WINS against Codale Ford by TKO in Round 3 of 4
Marcus Browne Bio
2012 U.S. Olympian Marcus Browne is making his mark in the pros as one of the most feared punchers in the light heavyweight division today. That power, along with elite athleticism, top-notch boxing skills and his southpaw stance are why many believe, despite his accomplishments already, his best days lay ahead.
Marcus Browne was born and raised in Staten Island’s rough Park Hill Apartments complex with his parents and five siblings. Browne’s mother, Doris Jeffrey, grew up in the same apartment, with her father and stepmother, who fled Liberia during their civil war.
Browne was first introduced to boxing at age 13, when he followed a family friend to the Atlas Cops and Kids Park Hill Boxing Club in Staten Island. Boxing became his passion and he quickly rose through the amateur ranks.
The lean, sculpted southpaw amassed a 57-6 amateur record, winning three Golden Gloves titles and representing the United States at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
BECOMING A PRO
Browne turned pro on November 9, 2012, dropping and stopping Codale Ford in the third round at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. His prodigious power was on display in all his first six fights, as no opponent lasted beyond the second round.
Browne continued to rack up impressive wins while ascending to the top of the light heavyweight division. On September 12, 2015, a 15-0 Browne took a major step up in class, facing former world champion Gabriel Campillo at Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Browne dropped Campillo twice in the opening round, forcing referee Arthur Mercante Jr. to rescue Campillo at 0:55 of the frame.
Browne would fight one more time in 2015, a December 5th fourth-round TKO over Francisco Sierra at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
Browne returned to the Barclays on April 16, 2016, to face dangerous and unbeaten Radivoje Kalajdzic. The two battled back and forth in a see-saw affair. Browne dropped Kalajdzic in the first but the favor was returned in the sixth. After eight rounds, one judge saw it in favor of Kalajdzic (76-74), while the other two saw Browne winning by scores of 76-74 and 76-75, giving him a split-decision victory.
The experience gained from the Kalajdzic bout made Browne a better fighter as he seemed to improve with each bout. On February 18, 2017, he turned in the finest performance of his career, dropping former world title challenger Thomas “Top Dog” Williams Jr. three times en route to a sixth-round TKO win at Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Browne topped that performance with an even better one in July 2017, dropping fellow Big Apple native Sean Monaghan once in the first and putting him away in the second at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York.
Browne kicked off 2018 with another knockout, stopping Francy Ntetu in one round on January 20 at Barclays Center.
On August 4, 2018, he had to climb off the canvas in the fifth round to win a 10-round unanimous decision over Lenin Castillo at Nassau Coliseum. The win set up a shot at the interim WBA world light heavyweight title versus former two-division champion Badou Jack.
A SEE-SAW 2019
The bout versus Badou Jack took place on January 20, 2019, at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was one of the bloodiest battles in recent memory, although Browne emerged from it all unscathed. The pride of Staten Island used his height, reach, power and educated boxing skills to work Jack over, opening a scary cut on Browne’s forehead that threatened to stop the fight.
Browne had his way for the entire 12 rounds, comfortable cruising to a wide unanimous decision win and establishing himself as one of the elite players in a stacked light heavyweight division.
On August 3, 2019, Browne suffered a setback when dangerous former two-division champion Jean Pascal won an eight-round technical decision over him at Barclays Center. The bout was one of the most entertaining of the year, despite the abrupt--and unsatisfying--ending. Browne was dropped twice in the see-saw affair. However, it was a brutal clash of heads in the eighth round, which caused a large cut to open over Browne’s left eye, which forced the bout to the cards.
All three judges had it 75-74 in favor of Pascal.
“You have two ways to go with these things, either you run away and hide, or face them, and I’ve never ran away and hid from anything or anyone in my life,” Browne said. “My focus is on the next step and where I’m going.
“I didn’t lock myself in no house; I didn’t lock myself in no bedroom. I’m still calling Jean Pascal out, because I want to fight him. He didn’t win that fight. I think that’s what bothers me the most, the way he won. He smashed his head into mine.
“I’m not going through depression. I’m not running away from anyone. I’m annoyed at the fact that Pascal doesn’t want to fight me. I want to fight him, bro. I’d fight him tomorrow if I could."