BN Investigates | Premium | May 18 2019

The Dangers of a Boxer’s Weight Cut

Following Ryan Garner's worrying collapse at yesterday's weigh-in, Elliot Worsell takes a look at the inherent dangers of a boxer making weight
Gervonta Davis
Gervonta Davis during the weigh-in  |  Action Images/Andrew Couldridge

IT took less than 30 seconds for the Virgin Active employee with bolt cutters to chop through a padlock and prise open the door to locker 92, and approximately half that time for the boxer standing beside him, the one who had initiated the demolition job, to realise he was opening the wrong one.

“S**t,” he said. “My stuff’s in 96.”

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