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Sheffield boxing: Dominic Ingle monitors Johnny Nelson’s fitness

Trainer Dominic Ingle expects Johnny Nelson to prove he is ready to go back in the ring after a nine year break - but he won’t be afraid to break the bad news if he feels he is not up to the task.

Nelson, the former world cruiserweight champion wants to come back for one more fight to stop current champ Marco Huck breaking his record of 13 defences of the WBO title. There are not many people at the age of 48 could even consider such a challenge. And with the safety of boxers paramount, especially in Sheffield following the head injury to Jerome Wilson, recently, Ingle will be keeping an eagle-eye on the senior citizen of the Wincobank gym.

“Johnny has been out of the ring for nearly 10 years but he always kept himself ticking over with cycling, boxing bag work and other sports like tennis and badminton where hand-to-eye co-ordination is important - and its not as if he’s the type to have been drinking a lot or smoking or anything over that time.

“There are other fighters out there that are boxing in their 40s and Johnny is the type who wants to challenge himself...like Bernard Hopkins still does....

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