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Life Began When I Retired, Reveals Former...

Glax0r's Photo Glax0r 30 Sep 2014

Life began when I retired, reveals former boxing champ Bernard
By Claire Murphy

The European Super Bantamweight champion stepped away from the ring in 2009.

But Bernard (34) said that although it was an incredibly frightening move to leave everything he knew behind, retirement has given him freedom to enjoy life away from the competitive professional boxing world.

"It's been five years since I boxed and people don't realise that. My life only really began when I retired. Everything was so regimented before - I knew what was happening every day, 365 days a year. I wanted to do other things with my life."
The athlete has been involved in the sport since he was five years old, but reached a point that he realised he wanted to broaden his horizons.

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hitman_hatton1's Photo hitman_hatton1 02 Oct 2014

in an era of watered down world titles i still never thought dunne would win one.

cordoba win was a genuine stunner.

great fight that.