Former boxer’s fight to end ‘putrid’ act gets ‘massive shot in the arm’
Four-time world champion boxer Danny Green has been campaigning for nearly a decade to prevent coward punch deaths.
The former athlete told Ray Hadley young Australians in particular need to be taught coward punches are a “hideous, putrid, gutless act” which must be deglorified.
“They think that because I’m a fighter, I condone this type of cowardice.
“No one at my level, topline fighters of any combat sport … respects or condones it.
“It’s just disgusting.”
A “groundbreaking” study by the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine has found deaths have been declining since 2012, he said.
“It’s a massive shot in the arm for the campaign.”
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