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Buster the Boxer still a knock out at 100 years old!

Now if you thought Rocky was old and silly for making a come-back at the age of 60 - he's nothing on Bermondsey's finest, Buster Martin, who is still throwing his weight around at the age of 100! He spoke to Steve Bunce on BBC London 94.9

Now if you thought Rocky was old and silly for making a come-back at the age of 60 - he's nothing compared to one of Steve Bunce's guests on the Thursday Sport show.

Bermondsey's finest, Buster Martin is still throwing his weight around at the age of 100!

And he reckons he could give old Sly a run for his money...even challenging him to a spell in the ring.

The centenarian, who still trains twice a week at his boxing club in Bermondsey and works as a part-time car valet, said: "Stallone's still a young man. I reckon I could teach him a thing or two in the ring.

"I've boxed my whole life and it's kept me young. All I need is my boxing, my work and the pub.

"The last proper fight I had was when I was 92 and some young fella tried to mug me. He came off worse than me. I had to go to the hospital to visit him."

Buncey interrupted Buster's latest work out to speak to him and his and his trainer Sam Mullins:

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