Boxing legend gets jail term

Former boxing world champion Herbie Hide is starting a lengthy sentence behind bars after being jailed for 22 months.

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Herbie Hide handed 22-month sentence

Herbie Hide is facing a 22-month jail sentence. Credit: PA

Former boxing world champion Herbie Hide has been jailed for 22 months for conspiring to supply cocaine.

He was sentenced at Cambridge Crown Court this afternoon.

The 42-year-old, from Bawburgh near Norwich, was arrested earlier this year after being caught up in a sting operation organised by a newspaper.

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