Tony Jeffries knew his career was in the balance

The boxer Tony Jeffries from Sunderland has announced his retirement due to injuries to both hands. Last month he spoke to our Sports Correspondent Simon O'Rourke about his options if he were forced to quit the sport.

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Sunderland boxer Tony Jeffries to retire

Britain's former Olympic bronze medallist Tony Jeffries has announced his retirement from professional boxing due to injuries to both hands. The Sunderland light-heavyweight, was undefeated with nine wins and a draw.