Boxer Blackwell to retire: 'that's me done'

Boxer Nick Blackwell has announced his retirement from boxing, tweeting “that’s me done”.

It comes after he suffered serious injuries during his British middleweight title defeat to Chris Eubank Jr late last month.

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'I want to visit you' Eubank Jr. message to Nick Blackwell

Boxer Chris Eubank Jr. has published an Instagram message to fellow boxer Nick Blackwell who has woken from his induced coma following his fight with Chris Eubank Jr last week.

The 25-year-old from Trowbridge was taken to hospital after the British middleweight title contest was stopped in round 10.

Middleweight boxer Nick Blackwell woke from his induced coma on Saturday and was talking to family and close friends on Sunday, his promoters Hennessy Sports have said.

Chris Eubank Jr. has posted two videos asking to visit Blackwell in hospital.

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