• Light-welterweight

Former footballer Woodhouse to carry on fighting

ESPN staff
March 10, 2014
Curtis Woodhouse has hinted at a desire to fight at Wembley Stadium © PA Photos

Newly crowned British light-welterweight champion Curtis Woodhouse has reversed his decision to retire from boxing.

In February, former Premier League footballer Woodhouse completed a successful transition to the boxing ring with a split decision victory over Darren Hamilton to secure the British title.

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Immediately after the fight, which was held at Hull's Ice Arena, Woodhouse confirmed he intended to hang up his gloves and "bow out as champion."

However, on Monday the 35-year-old revealed via his official Twitter account that he still had the desire to fight - pointing towards a possible unification bout with Commonwealth champion Willie Limond as well as hinting towards a desire to fight at Wembley, the venue for Carl Froch's super-middleweight world title rematch with George Groves.

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