Elliot Worsell looks back 20 years to a nightmarish fortnight for British boxing superpowers Lennox Lewis and Naseem Hamed
Author - Elliot Worsell
Elliot Worsell was 17 years old when Boxing News published his first feature in 2004. He then joined the team as senior writer in 2017. During that 13-year period he worked as a press officer for two world heavyweight champions, as well as a publicist for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), and wrote a couple of non-fiction books, Making Haye and Dog Rounds, the latter shortlisted in the General Outstanding Sports Writing category at the 2018 British Sports Book Awards. His writing has also appeared in GQ, ShortList and UFC Magazine, and the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) awarded him second place in the Best Column category in 2019.
Elliot Worsell talks to three boxers who spent time behind bars after murky pasts full of violence and drug abuse. Each would find their salvation in...