The decision to throw in the towel can cause rifts and criticism, but there is a courage in quitting, writes Alex Reid
Alex Reid was boxing writer for Sport, the UK’s most widely read sports magazine, from 2009 to 2017. He has also written about sport for the Guardian, FourFourTwo, BTSport.com and TalkSport.com. He was one half of the never-missed Boxing Clever podcast.
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