Frank Bruno raises thousands for charity with 24-hour Boxathon

Frank Bruno

Former WBC heavyweight champion Frank Bruno has been working hard raising money for mental health charities, a cause close to the British legend’s heart. 

The 56 year-old arranged a 24-hour Boxathon at his gym which involved the rotation of a series of celebrities and volunteers.

Posting regular updates on social media, participants took it in turns to get some rest in a specially arranged set-up by Bruno.

‘Big Frank’ was clearly pleased with the efforts of all after raising thousands of pounds in his latest bid to raise awareness.

“Well it’s all done nearly £11,300 raised for the 24 hour Boxathon,” beamed Bruno regarding the efforts of his team of punchers.

“Thank you to everyone that took part & spent the whole 24 hours rotating on the pads with no sleep! You are all warriors,” he added.