Zap­pavi­gna up for ti­tle fight

Townsville Bulletin - - Sport -

AUS­TRALIA’S bright­est young box­ing star Lenny Zap­pavi­gna has earned the ap­proval of leg­endary box­ing trainer Fred­die Roach as he pre­pares to chal­lenge IBF light­weight world cham­pion Miguel Vazquez in Las Ve­gas on March 13. The Syd­neysider has been work­ing at Roach’s Wild Card Box­ing Club in Hol­ly­wood in the lead-up to the fight. ‘‘ He said he thinks Lenny will de­stroy ( Vazquez),’’ Zap­pavi­gna’s trainer Tom Mer­curi said.

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