Former Olympic Boxer Tony Jeffries is fighting for his career after being warned he may not box again after injuring his hands.
The Bronze medallist from Sunderland is currently training in California, but hasn’t fought since he beat Paul Morby in Doncaster last September.
Jeffries is still unable to make a fist more than seven months after his win, and has been plagued by hand injuries throughout his career.
He has been told by a specialist that the only option not requiring surgery is a pioneering treatment known as Platelet Rich Plasma treatment which involves the injection of red blood cells into the area.
“Wow Iv had hundreds of tweets of support thank u so much!” Jeffries said on Twitter. “My boxing career is NOT over yet! I’m getting this non surgical treatment this wk!”
Jeffries turned pro in 2009 after the Beijing Olympics, and the Light heavyweight has a professional record of nine wins and one draw.
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