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A TEENAGE boxer said he owes his success to Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) and the Moss Side Fire Station Boxing Club after claiming top prize in the England Boxing Junior ABA championships.
Conner Tudsbury first visited the club in 2008 at the age of just eight after his mum Diane spotted a newspaper article advertising the first ever GMFRS boxing gym – run entirely by local firefighters.
Eight years later, now aged 16, Conner has become the first member of the club to represent the country with England Boxing and is set for knock-out career.
Conner said: “I’ve just won the junior ABA (Amateur Boxing Association) championships where the best people in the region boxed together to see who the best in England is. It’s something I’ve been trying to win for five years so it’s a really big accomplishment for me.”
But it hasn’t been an easy journey for Conner and he...
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