- September 19, 2017
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: Planet Sports
Former England and Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand is set to launch a new career as a professional boxer, two years after he retired from football.
The 38-year-old’s move into the ring is being backed by betting company Betfair, which announced the news.
He will be coached by Team Great Britain’s coach and former WBC super-middleweight champion Richie Woodhall.