Dunne: I get knocked down, and I get up again, and again

Boxer Bernard Dunne on the blows and strategic changes that led him to leadership success

1st July, 2018
Bernard Dunne, high-performace director at the IABA Picture: Inpho

Bernard Dunne, as a young man, found that he had a fondness for hitting people. For a long time, as one of the world’s best technical boxers, this was enough – but not quite enough to become a world champion. And it was a failure during a defence of his European title that gave him that realisation.

Against the Spanish challenger, Kiko ‘La Sensacion’ Martinez, Bernard was knocked down in the first round,...

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