Sparring is a crucial part of preparation for any boxing match, and Richard Towers knows more about it than most.
Boxing fans went the distance with former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko in Carnoustie on Friday.
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Former world heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko, actor Jamie Dornan and Baywatch star Kelly Rohrbach have joined the likes of Rory McIlroy for the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.
The gloves will be off when former world boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko arrives in Courier Country next month to take part in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.