Countdown to Tokyo: coach Joby Clayton on Ben Whittaker’s career progress

July 20, 2021 | by Matt Halfpenny


Now part of Anthony Joshua’s team, the well-regarded coach gives a fascinating insight into the Tokyo 2020 hopeful’s amateur career, from watching his dad boxing to joining the GB set-up.

Among the stories he recounts is the time when boxing became so serious for a 14-year-old Whittaker that he said no to KFC!

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