Darren Tetley – Professional Boxer
I was born and raised in Holmewood council estate and lived there until I met my wife. I moved to Buttershaw council estate where I grew up getting into trouble with the law, arrested and been in courts numerous times.
I didn’t learn how to read until I was 20-year-old.
I managed to turn my life around and showcase that with a bit of hard work, I can achieve anything even with people doubting me.
Amateur boxing achievements:
3x national champion
3 nations gold medallist
Commonwealth youth games silver medallist
Represented England approx. 8 times
Professional boxing achievement:
Former WBO European champion
English title challenger
British title challenger
Commonwealth title challenger
IBF European title challenger
Also challenge for central area title September 17th
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