Issue | Opinion | Premium | Jul 02 2019

Panel: If you could choose any commentator to listen to, who would it be?

An expert panel answers our questions
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If you could choose to listen to any boxing commentator, past or present, who would it be and why?

Andy Clarke
(Television commentator)

Ian Darke. In my teens and 20s it was Ian who provided the soundtrack to my boxing viewing. They were great days and I couldn’t have asked for anyone better. People eulogise about Dunphy, Cosell, Gutteridge and Carpenter, and they were all good, but Darkey was my man.

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