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Boxing builder Carl Chadwick downs tools for first professional fight aged 33

By Hull Daily Mail  |  Posted: December 17, 2014

AT THE age of 33, most men are starting to look back and lament at what might have been.Families, work, and an ever-expanding waist line lead most to accept the heavy realisation that a career as a professional sportsman is but a distant teenage memory.

But Carl Chadwick isn't most men.

The self-employed builder has been granted a shot at the big time when he takes to the ring as a professional boxer for the first time on Saturday night at Hull City Hall.

"It's one of those things I've always wanted to have a go at," he told the Mail. "You don't want to be sat in the pub in 10 years' time thinking what might have been."

Heading straight to the building site when leaving school at 16, early thoughts at trying his hand at the sport were put to one side as Chadwick set out to establish himself in the world of bricks and mortar, starting his own business – Chadwick Joiners and Builders....