September 16, 2023 9.00 am This story is over 8 months old

DJ Tollerton: Lincoln’s proof that boxing can change lives

How a shy and quiet kid became one of Lincoln’s shining lights in boxing

By Local Democracy Reporter

Boxing is one of the few gladiatorial activities we have left in modern society, but behind the potential brutality and agony of this sport there is an ethos and proven track record of saving young people from tough environments, and from themselves.

In the eyes of critics, boxing is a bloodsport that champions violence and celebrates aggression — but those tied to the sport argue this could not be further from the truth.

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