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Can boxing pack a punch in Cuba?

30 August 2013 Last updated at 14:05 BST

For 50 years the clash between communism and the cash-making side of sport has meant there are no professional boxers in Cuba.

However, there are signs that professional boxers may be about to get a sporting chance to shine.

Sarah Rainsford reports.

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