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Former boxing champ shot twice in Spain

Former European light-middleweight boxing champion Jamie Moore is recovering in hospital after being shot twice in the legs in Marbella, Spain.

The 35-year-old, a former two-time British light-middleweight champion and Commonwealth champion, was reportedly attacked in the Spanish town over the weekend.

Former European light-middleweight boxing champion Jamie Moore is recovering in hospital after being shot twice in the legs in Marbella. Credit: PA

Moore, from Salford, was in Spain working at a gym owned by boxer, Matthew Macklin, who he is training.

Moore was unavailable for comment but Macklin said on Twitter: "Just to let everyone know Jamie Moore is still in hospital but he's OK.

"He was shot in his legs but the doctors have said there shouldn't be any serious or permanent damage done."