Retired football Player Rio Ferdinand tried his Luck in Pro-Boxing
Retired football Player Rio Ferdinand tried his Luck in Pro-Boxing

Rio Ferdinand who retired from football in the year of 2015, has announced his further plans that soon he will become a professional boxer. Rio Ferdinand who will be turning 39 in coming next two months. Rio Ferdinand will attempt to become a professional boxer after taking up the sport to stay fit in retirement from football and to channel his grief after the death of his wife.
On becoming the part of professional boxer Rio Ferdinand said that to the Guardian that 
" The chance to prove myself in a new sport was a real draw, Boxing is an amazing sport for the mind and the body. I have always had a passion for it and this challenge is the perfect opportunity to show people what's possible. It's a challenge I'm not taking lightly, clearly not everyone can become a professional boxer, but with the team of experts Betfair are putting together and the drive I have to succeed, anything is possible," he added.
Rio also has posted many videos and photos in social networking site showing him as a boxing and working with the personal trainer Mel Deane. Rio Ferdinand a regular pundit on BBC and BT sport, featured in around 81 matches for England. 
Rio Ferdinand is not only the first player who is entering in the field of professional boxing but earlier also, Curtis Woodhouse also did the same and went on to win the British light-welterweight title in 2012. 

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