Curtis Woodhouse has lost an amazing FIVE STONE on the road to a forthcoming Commonwealth welterweight title clash with John Wayne Hibbert next week.
Promoter Stefy Bull posted side-by-side pictures of the former Premier League footballer, who ballooned in weight following retirement during a battle with depression.
“Curtis Woodhouse gets a lot of stick on Twitter, but what this man’s done and achieved in ten months is more than the average man can dream of,” pointed out Bull.
“Five stone in weight, depressed (and) obese but next week climbs in (the) ring for an eliminator for the Commonwealth title,” he added.
@curtiswoodhous8 gets a lot of stick on twitter but what this mans done and achieved in 10 months is more than the average man can dream of 5st in weight depressed obese and next week climbs in ring in an eliminator 4 Commonwealth title #MiracleMan #Respect #1OfAKind pic.twitter.com/ttCe0eJ6x9
— Stefy Bull (@StefyBull) February 16, 2018
Reversing his decision last year, the ex-British super-lightweight title holder scored two victories in ten weeks on the back of three years and three months out of action.
The 37 year-old is all set to collide with Hibbert for a shot at Commonwealth ruler Kris George in the future.
Woodhouse v Hibbert tops Bull’s show at the Doncaster Dome and features Andy Townend in a warm-up for his high-profile encounter with Joe Cordina on the Joshua v Parker undercard.
All eyes will be on Woodhouse though, to see if the footballer-turned-boxer-turned-football coach-turned boxer again, can continue his own Cinderella story.