Issue | News | Premium | Jul 12 2019

Daniel Franco – Life after boxing

Daniel Franco and Jose Haro tell Lee Gormley about life after boxing and the story of a near-tragic injury.
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LIFE is different now for Daniel Franco.

Long gone are the adrenaline-filled nights centred around climbing the ring ropes in front of friends, family and thousands more spectators. 

The buzz of fighting, lacing up his gloves and going to battle with another man has been reduced to nothing more than memories, many fond ones of course, but others serve as more painful reminders of how it all came to a sudden unexpected end.