Jack Knorz won the junior beginner middleweight title just six months after taking up the sport. The teenager, from Cults, trains at Kingswells Boxing Club, and his coach predict his "raw potential" possibly give him a big future. Jack said he used to get into mess with the police, but boxing had given him focus and twisted his life around.
Jack said of his title win: "I was pretty tense beforehand, but I was more excited than anything. I had been working out really hard, running 10 miles every day and in the gym most nights, so I thought I had a good chance. "I'm now working out again for the next competition."
He explained: "I'm up at 5.30am, working out everyday. I really want to do well, so I put 100% effort in every time I train. "Before boxing I was getting into a lot of difficulty with the police. But boxing helps keep me alert and it's really changed my life.
"My mum is really happy I'm doing astonishing with my life now and staying out of difficulty." "He's tall, with a huge reach and a really awkward guy to fight against, and we can see him going far."
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