Morecambe’s Lowe aims high in 2014

Isaac Lowe on the attack against Kristian Laight. Picture: Karen Priestley (@karenpriestley)
Isaac Lowe on the attack against Kristian Laight. Picture: Karen Priestley (@karenpriestley)

Isaac Lowe has his eyes firmly set on bigger and better things after extending his unbeaten record in Blackpool on Friday night.

The 19-year-old featherweight, known as the Westgate Warrior, moved to 6-0 with a shutout points victory over durable journeyman Kristian Laight in his first six-round contest.

The Morecambe prospect is now set to return to the ring next month ahead of a big 2014 after another eye-catching performance at the Winter Gardens.

The Lancaster and Morecambe Boxing Academy fighter said: “I’m buzzing about it.

“It was a good six rounds under my belt against a tough kid which was just what I needed - more experience. He was a last-minute opponent, I had about three different ones in the week before the fight.

“I didn’t know who he was, or what he was about, and he was a light welterweight who boxed (Team GB boxing captain) Tom Stalker on his debut.

“I was giving a lot of weight away and he was head and shoulders bigger than me but I made it look easy, it was no trouble whatsoever.

“Hopefully I can step up in December and then 2014’s a big year for me. If everything goes well I’m looking at the Central Area, then English, then by the end of the year, British title.”

Lowe demonstrated his lightning quick hand speed as he won every round on the way to a 60-54 victory on referee Steve Gray’s card and even threw in some showboating along the way.

He said: “I’ve got to try and keep the crowd entertained.

“I showboat and like to mess about and give the fans a bit of joy.

“I know it’s a bit dangerous to do but I was comfortable in the fight and I hope everyone enjoyed it.”

Lowe, a good friend of Tyson Fury’s, had a few words for David Haye after the former world champion pulled out of their heavyweight blockbuster.

He said: “David Haye needs to pack in boxing doesn’t he?

“You can’t pull out of three fights with three injuries it just doesn’t happen.

“Tyson needs to move on and forget about that fight it’s not going to happen.

“It’s time for bigger and better things.”