Feature | Premium | Feb 06 2020

A fighter contemplates drug use in boxing, putting his life on the line and the darker side of the sport

Charlie Edwards was dropped and fouled by his challenger last year. Julio Cesar Martinez later failed a drug test, but then was cleared to win the vacant world title. John Dennen asks Edwards about the darker side of the sport
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Have you set goals for 2020?

I’ve got a few things I want to do. I’d love to fight in America. I’d love to fight over in Dubai and I’d love to become a two-weight world champion, of course.

When are you boxing next?