Dave Coldwell is a boxing trainer, manager and promoter – and even used to box himself. As I spoke to him on Friday afternoon, it was clear the 39-year-old still loves the sport of boxing as much as he did when he first put on a pair of gloves. A success in and out of the ring, his story is all the more remarkable considering its beginnings.
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Michelle Phelps has travelled the world interviewing the sport’s most powerful people. Fighting adversity wherever she goes, she battles harder than the boxers she interviews on her road towards success. “Free time, what’s that?” she jokes. At 29-years of age, she remains busy with work for most of the year and has little time off for herself. But perhaps it reminds her, that chasing a dream, is hardly work at all.
As the British media descends upon Liverpool to cover the biggest fight in the cruiserweight division, they encounter a classic storyline: an original, but with familiar characters. Two men which, from the outside, have nothing in common. A bold, fiery Liverpudlian filled with hatred and evil intentions plays the villain; and a self-assured Welshman with a quiet confidence represents the hero.