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Amateur heavyweight takes up boxing to beat the buillies

It's just a couple of months until the Olympics start but today many professional boxers were given a last minute chance to take part. The sport's governing body has approved a late rule change meaning the likes of Anthony Joshua and David Haye could, if they wish, try to qualify for Rio. One London fighter who already knows he's going is Lawrence Okolie. The amateur heavyweight from Stoke Newington only took up boxing 6 years ago to beat the bullies. Now he plans to conquer the world as Amy Lewis reports.

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