'My dad didn't want me to be a boxer'
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'I had to convince my dad boxing was good for me'

Daanyaal Iqbal has faced many challenges in his boxing journey.

The 21-year-old amateur from Balsall Heath, Birmingham, has been recalling the difficulties after becoming National Development Champion.

During his training, he has had to recover from a car crash and run six miles to get to his gym.

But convincing his father that boxing is good for him has arguably been the biggest fight.

  • 26 Nov 2018
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