Boxers making weight is a safety issue

The world of sport holds its breath. The anti-boxing lobby voices the familiar, stinging chorus of “We told you so”. And at the centre of the crisis, Nick Blackwell lies inert in a hospital bed surrounded by doctors doing their utmost to bring back a fighter suffering the consequences of his trade.

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Traveller moved from London to Ireland as a teenager but working with Emanuel Steward changed his outlook and put him on path to middleweight world title