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Zelfa Barrett: 'Boxing helped me and my life’

Commonwealth Super Featherweight champion Zelfa Barrett speaks about how boxing changed his life and the new initiative set up in Manchester to get young people involved in boxing.

Speaking to Nihal Arthanayake, he said: “boxing helps people’s minds…it makes you have a different approach in life”.

Zefla was speaking from Moss Side Fire Station Boxing Club, at the launch of the ‘Sting Like A Bee’ initiative aiming to take young people away from knife crime and anti-social behaviour and instead use boxing to get fit, stay safe and upskill themselves.

This clip is from Nihal Arthanayke on Monday 24 June 2019.

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