15 Dec 2018

Josh Warrington on going from dental technician to champion boxer

Sports reporter

He used to make false teeth by day and create the need for them at night. World featherweight boxing Champion Josh Warrington says the precision and concentration he learned as a dental technician has given him the chops to win all twenty seven of his fights so far.

A new documentary has followed his unlikely path to fame, which culminated in his big win in front of a twenty thousand-strong crowd in his home city of Leeds.

Later this month, his world title will be on the line. So will he remain king of the ring? Here’s our sports reporter Jordan Jarrett-Bryan again… who went to West Yorkshire to meet him.