BBC Sport - Leon McKenzie: From Premier League footballer to prize fighter
From Premier League to prize fighter
- From the section Boxing
Former professional footballer turned super-middleweight boxer Leon McKenzie faces his first title bout on Saturday when he takes on Croatia's Ivan Stupalo for the vacant International Masters title.
The former Norwich City striker - whose father and coach is former British and European boxing champion Clinton McKenzie - retired from football two years ago and had his first competitive fight in June 2013.
He talks to Leon Mann about his new career, and his battles with depression. (Courtesy of PFA TV)