Peterhead boxers meet sporting legend

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Members of Peterhead Boxing Club recently attended an event at the Aberdeen Hilton Treetops Hotel that allowed them to have dinner with and meet all time boxing great ‘Sugar’ Ray Leanard.

After dinner the five weight World Champion spoke about his boxing career and the ups and downs he’s faced in his personal life.

The Peterhead Boxing Club members were invited into a room for a short time to meet and speak with the Boxing legend.

Mr Leanard asked about the Club, how many members attended classes and who the promising talents were.

He also took time to speak with the competing Boxers and gave them some valuable advice, which is truly inspiring and will motivate these youngsters no end.

Sugar Ray also posed for some photos and signed a couple of Boxing Gloves and a WBA replica Belt for the Club, a title belt which he has championed in his illustrious career.

A spokesperson for the club said: “It is fantastic that members got to meet their hero, who is a remarkable person and someone they can look up to and aspire to be.”