Premium | Apr 06 2019

Meet the heavyweight who used to spar Prince Naseem Hamed

On this day in 1991, Clifton Mitchell turned professional and began a short but eventful career
Prince Naseem Hamed British boxers
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CLIFTON MITCHELL would like to point out that what you are about to read is the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

“There’s no bulls**t with me,” he said. “Whether I’m talking to the Board, one of my fighters or my missus, I talk to them straight.”

You can do that when you stand 6ft 2ins tall, weigh around 240lbs – and can fight.