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Woodhall visits the Lion’s den

PUBLISHED: 09:00 08 July 2011

Richie Woodhall and kids at Lion BC

Richie Woodhall and kids at Lion BC

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Former WBC super-middleweight champion’s trip to Lion Boxing Club

Former WBC super-middleweight world champion, Richie Woodhall’s visit to the Lion Boxing Club on Monday, June 27 was a resounding success.

Woodhall first hosted a question and answer session, followed by time in the gym where he spoke to the boxers present on the night, giving them personal tips about training routines.

Woodhall also passed his world title belt and his Olympic and Commonwealth medals around the gym much to the delight and amazement of the Lion boxers present.

Lion BC chairman Alan Parry said: “Richie Woodhall is a gentleman and a tremendous ambassador for boxing.

“Our members were enthralled with everything he had to say and nothing was too much trouble for him whether it was posing for photographs, signing autographs or giving advice to individual boxers and their coaches.

“It is one of the most successful nights we have had at the club.”

Meanwhile, Lion BC have announced three new dates for the season.

All three open shows will take place on Saturdays at their Hoxton headquarters on November 19, February 25 and April 14.

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