Purdy forced to put boxing career on hold

Difficult time - Colchester boxer Lee Purdy is set to undergo a fourth operation on a detached retina, as he battles to save his boxing career.

Difficult time - Colchester boxer Lee Purdy is set to undergo a fourth operation on a detached retina, as he battles to save his boxing career.

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Lee Purdy has been forced to put his boxing career on hold after suffering a detached retina.

And the Colchester welterweight fighter has admitted he would be "devastated" if the injury forced him to quit the sport that he loves.

For the full story, see Thursday's Daily Gazette.

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