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Down but not out – boxing heartbreak to wrestling hope
Anthony Ogogo’s journey into boxing was one of pure coincidence. Having watched his friends at school get into a playground spat in a “David and Goliath” situation, Ogogo’s intrigue led him to a small boxing club “in the arse end of nowhere”. Unlike the big-name boxing clubs such as Repton ABC and Rotunda ABC, the local boxing academy was not known for producing household names. However, the sport awakened something in Ogogo which no other sport had done before.