BBC Sport - Matthew Macklin: Retirement decision down to motivation issues
Motivation was on the wane - Macklin
- From the section Football
Birmingham's three-time world middleweight title challenger Matthew Macklin tells BBC WM 95.6 now is the right time to retire from boxing.
The 33-year-old, a former British and double European champion, says he made the decision to end his 15-year career after admitting it was getting harder to motivate himself to keep going.