From bad boy to amateur boxing champ
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Hull's Tommy Coyle boxing academy offers teens fighting chance

A Hull boxing academy run by a professional fighter has secured government funding to help children stay out of trouble.

Lewis Sylvester, 19, from Hull, was a troubled teenager who entered the Tommy Coyle Foundation Boxing Academy aged 14.

He is about to embark on a professional boxing career and has been described by Hull boxer Tommy Coyle as a "success story".

The academy is one of a number of projects to receive a share of more than £300,000 given by the Home Office.

  • 22 Nov 2018
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