Opinion | Jan 22 2018

‘Promoters promised you the world but they always had a motive’

In his Letter from America Tony Jeffries discusses dealing with professional promoters, the pro game and more
Tony Jeffries
Bupa Great North 10k Press Conference with Olympic Boxing bronze medalist Tony Jeffries  |  Action Images

AMATEUR boxing is more professional than the pro game.

After the 2008 Olympics, I turned professional and I soon realized that it wasn’t so professional.

I was on the England/GB boxing team for around nine years and I didn’t realize just how good I had it in the last few when I was training for the Olympics until I turned pro.