Gentleman boxer

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Lee celebrates with his trainer Adam Booth (right) after defeating Matt Korobov in Las Vegas in December 2014 Pic: Sportsfile

Andy Lee won a world title after a series of setbacks, without compromising his decency. His self-awareness has left him better prepared than most for life after boxing – even if he doesn’t know what he wants to do

The most important part of boxing is not fitness, it is not conditioning, not hours in the gym, a granite jaw, or knock-out punches. It is a self-confidence bordering on self-delusion.

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