Dennis Andries…The Journeyman Who Bec...

Dennis Andries…The Journeyman Who Became a Three-Time World Champion

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Since: Jun 13

London, England

#1 Aug 26, 2013
Boxing is one of the toughest of all physical sports, one where the participants need to be endowed with a range of physical attributes and talents. It is often overlooked how important mental strength is within boxing and how mental and spiritual determination can overcome physical shortcomings. The history of boxing is littered with the broken dreams of men who had the physical talents, but not the crucial mental and spiritual strength, to succeed in the hardest of sports. Often in boxing, it is the strongest of mind, rather than simply the strongest of body, which ultimately triumphs.

Dennis Andries was one such fighter, whose mental strength was the foundation of his tremendous success, in an extraordinary career, which saw him rise from a domestic journeyman who struggled to get fights, to a three-time world light-heavyweight champion. Despite the success and overcoming of more than his fair share of setbacks and rough times, during his career, Andries was to find that he would never gain the kind of recognition and affection with the fans, that some other fighters, who achieved far less…managed to gain. Read More:

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