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Retirement from boxing

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1. Early experiences of boxing 42 02:23
2. My first amateur fight 46 01:32
3. How to control fear and focus the mind 61 01:22
4. Motivation in boxing: 'I want to take his head off' 35 01:07
5. Never make boxing personal: the British heavyweight title fight 57 03:07
6. The pain of defeat: pride hurts the most 37 01:53
7. Pre-fight nerves 46 01:13
8. Adrenaline reduces the pain of a punch 26 02:04
9. Career highlights: 'I owe it all to boxing' 30 03:25
10. What have I learnt from boxing? 47 01:31
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Born in 1965, Clifton Mitchell is a former professional heavyweight boxer whose career was based in Sheffield, England. He fought in 20 professional bouts during his boxing career. He has competed for the British heavyweight title and was a European heavyweight championship contender during the 1990s. His final fight was in 1996 and he now runs a security firm.

Listeners: Christopher Sykes

Christopher Sykes is an independent documentary producer who has made a number of films about science and scientists for BBC TV, Channel Four, and PBS.

Tags: Brendan Ingle, Johnny Nelson

Duration: 1 minute, 31 seconds

Date story recorded: 2000

Date story went live: 10 July 2012