Bowie Tupou walks out on Johnny Lewis

Bowie Tupou walks out on Johnny Lewis

There are 23 comments on the Secondsout.com story from Jan 9, 2007, titled Bowie Tupou walks out on Johnny Lewis. In it, Secondsout.com reports that:

Johnny Lewis with super middleweight Sam Soliman By Paul Upham: Sydney heavyweight prospect Bowie Tupou has shocked world champion trainer Johnny Lewis by walking out on him to move to the USA to continue his ...

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john smith

Las Vegas, NV

#1 Feb 3, 2007
it is sad that bowie has walked out on johnny,but i reckon he made a good decision to go to America.He will only get better, it will interesting to see how far he will go.i wish him all the best.
jnr maka

Prahran, Australia

#2 Feb 6, 2007
I dont think bowie walked out on johnny, i just think that there was a greater opportunity there and he took it.
i know bowie personally and his not the kinda guy to just walk and leave something, i know johny was a great trainer but who knows what the future holds for bowie!!
adam hodges

United States

#3 Feb 17, 2007
Good on ya bowie!he will only get better,more sparring,more fighting experiences.He sould went to the States in beginning.as for johnny,good trainer for the lighter weights,but the heavyweights.
Samipami

New Farm, Australia

#4 Mar 4, 2007
I don't think that Bowie will get better in the State, he didnot have a Dicipline, and also he have no personalities , he didinot have Motivattion, and still a KID.

Why do I said like that, becuse I knew him verywell.His parent are living with hope they'll see him again,he doesnot contact to his Parent,,

do you know something , Tupou Father was a BOXSER, during 1970 his father was a light heavy Boxer in Tonga.

If I need to be a hero, I can prove MYSELF here in Australia buy working ..like Mundine, Fenech and some other guys, but for him, he wouldn't.

I thought if he told Lewis that he want to move to America, for sure that Lewis will be happy and support him,but because of his silly and unrespectful, he didnot do it. He should "RESPESCT" the man who waste his time for training him..

They have too much expectation from Boxing , but there a lot of things to do first before they get the achivement.

for sure he realy need help...something wrong on his mind..

samipami.
_princessana_

Hayward, CA

#5 Mar 4, 2007
Samipami wrote:
I don't think that Bowie will get better in the State, he didnot have a Dicipline, and also he have no personalities , he didinot have Motivattion, and still a KID.
Why do I said like that, becuse I knew him verywell.His parent are living with hope they'll see him again,he doesnot contact to his Parent,,
do you know something , Tupou Father was a BOXSER, during 1970 his father was a light heavy Boxer in Tonga.
If I need to be a hero, I can prove MYSELF here in Australia buy working ..like Mundine, Fenech and some other guys, but for him, he wouldn't.
I thought if he told Lewis that he want to move to America, for sure that Lewis will be happy and support him,but because of his silly and unrespectful, he didnot do it. He should "RESPESCT" the man who waste his time for training him..
They have too much expectation from Boxing , but there a lot of things to do first before they get the achivement.
for sure he realy need help...something wrong on his mind..
samipami.
u know what? why don't you jus let him do what he got to do..if he chose to come to the states let it be...all ya'll need to about is yourself!!!
Mathew Johns

United States

#6 Mar 4, 2007
I think so much people have so many issues against bowie tupou,and too bad its his own family that are putting him down.its so sad that they dont even support him & his wife,besides the fact that his father may have been a boxer,has he won any titles...?no, his boxing was very short lived & wasnt known like bowie.And if they wanted to see their son so much why didnt they ever support him or go and visit him when he was here in australia,The guy is married for goodness sake,leave him alone.his wife and her family are very supporting of him and love him so much.Thats something his parents,bro & sisters LACK.dont worry about johnny lewis "samipami" you jus leave that to bowie & johnny,if anyone needs help its YOU.what have you acheived??? I think your writing is abit fresh,bowie can prove himself however he chooses to,your not spending your money or time on him???? so what the hell,jus let it be.maybe if yall jus went to church and learnt something you wouldnt be hating on him.and samipami thinks he knows bowie so much!!!! wh dont you jus say your real name,and be FAKE,coz bowie AINT fake he is THE REAL DEAL.......so get over it! go BOWIE..wooohooo & by the way all the best to Johnny Lewis.
Mathew Johns

United States

#7 Mar 4, 2007
lalalalallalala GO BOWIE WOOOHOOO
jason gidley

United States

#8 Mar 4, 2007
I second that GO BOWIE,dang this guy sure has a talent.i wish him well.so to that samipami(what kinda name is that)dude...dont be hating coz you just jjjeeeaalloouuusss.i give bowie 2yrs before he becomes the new champion of the world.....on ya mate.
Samipami

Darwin, Australia

#9 Mar 5, 2007
Hi boys,It seem that you kow him so well but this is the only way that Tupou's Family can Contact him , because that his wife's Family will not pass this message on.

Well if One of You Konw where he is in America, Could you please tell him his "young Brother Christopher age 13, has passed away today at 5.00pm (Australian Time)at Westmead Children Hospital..

THis is not a sick Joke, it very very true..

thanks for your help.
UNCLE

Darwin, Australia

#10 Mar 10, 2007
I talked to Bowie here in Australia while he come back Home to Attend the Funeral of his Young Brother Siosaia Kuli Christopher Ahio,he said no one knew what was happening, Why he moved to USA. Anyway, I do hope that he will do his best, he will return to USA next week , his first Fight will be at the Following or after the next following week.

May God bless him..

'OFA ATU (IN Tongan ) Good bye .
Josie Galuvao

Australia

#11 May 6, 2007
Samipami wrote:
I don't think that Bowie will get better in the State, he didnot have a Dicipline, and also he have no personalities , he didinot have Motivattion, and still a KID.
Why do I said like that, becuse I knew him verywell.His parent are living with hope they'll see him again,he doesnot contact to his Parent,,
do you know something , Tupou Father was a BOXSER, during 1970 his father was a light heavy Boxer in Tonga.

If I need to be a hero, I can prove MYSELF here in Australia buy working ..like Mundine, Fenech and some other guys, but for him, he wouldn't.
I thought if he told Lewis that he want to move to America, for sure that Lewis will be happy and support him,but because of his silly and unrespectful, he didnot do it. He should "RESPESCT" the man who waste his time for training him..
They have too much expectation from Boxing , but there a lot of things to do first before they get the achivement.
for sure he realy need help...something wrong on his mind..
samipami.
Whoever you are... u need to mind your own business and since you talking about proving yourself i dont see your name anywhere else other then here trying to speak english. Go correct your Grammar first before you say anything else. As for Bowie's family they are all behind him as my family are too. Georgia is my Sister. Johnny is a champ and always will be... Bowie left not because of him. Bowie had a decision to make and he did ... Theres no point in pointing the finger all we can do is support him and if you dont like like go support someone else - if your going to sit here and judge him and say that you know him personally then at least have the decency to say it to him personally.

Love you lots Bowie & Georgia - Good Luck & All the Best!!...

Josie & Tino
alex ioasa - Perth

Malaga, Australia

#12 May 27, 2007
Bo you don't know till you have a go, you have a dream, now let the dream follow you, mr Lewis has served his purpose and now is your turn to show the world what your dream is.
Malakai

Curtin, Australia

#13 Nov 29, 2007
Go hard Bowie

akz from Mounty County
BYU

Hawthorne, CA

#14 Jan 10, 2009
Bowie not only walked out on Johnny Lewis, but he has walked out on Justin Fortune and Jeff Mayweather since coming to the United States.
TOP RANK GYM

Henderson, NV

#15 Jan 13, 2009
His stupid manager stuffed him and who cares who he walked out on atleast he will only get better. You sound like you think you know him. HATERRRRRR
Lalalalalalalala la

Las Vegas, NV

#16 Feb 11, 2009
Whose his manager?
Hater

Chicago, IL

#17 Jan 20, 2010
Get a job!
Bets

AOL

#18 Jan 22, 2010
I don't know much about boxing but I can attest to the fact that Bowie and his wife Georgia are super GREAT people. They are both soft-spoken and genuinely kind. They are my neighbors and we go to the same Church. I wish them both the very best and am very glad to know them and call them friends.
DtheM

Las Vegas, NV

#21 May 18, 2010
I've known Bowie for a year now and in that time he has become like a brother to me. In a second he would do anything for me and I for him. I don't know anyone who works harder at what he does and has as much dedication for his family his church and his career in that order. We wish him all the best. Good on ya Bow!
joe

Australia

#22 Jul 4, 2010
wish he'd fight a bit more often. good luck.

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