Boxing: Curtis Woodhouse retires flush with British title success


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Former footballer Curtis Woodhouse won the British light-welterweight title with a split decision over Darren Hamilton on Saturday – then confirmed his retirement.

Woodhouse, 33, was said  to have backed himself at 50-1 when he started as a fighter to win the title. “I can neither confirm nor deny the rumours,” he said, “but the drinks are on me.”