Boxing gym in York

As boxers they spent twelve rounds knocking the living daylights out of each other for a world title. But York's European Champion Henry Wharton and boxing legend Nigel Benn were actually firm friends.

The two super middleweights have remained in contact ever since their dramatic bout 18 years ago. And Benn paid a special visit to York as his old foe prepared to open a new boxing gym. Paul Burland reports.

Advertisement

Calendar Sport

All the latest sports news from the Calendar region, including live football scores.