Down’s Syndrome doesn’t stop Luke from making his boxing dream come true – Wales Online

Luke Gibson on the evening of the UWCB event (Image: UWCB/Ultra White Collar Boxing)

An ‘inspirational’ man with Down’s Syndrome has achieved his dream after being crowned winner of a charity boxing bout which he fought in memory of a family friend who died of cancer.

Luke Gibson took on a gruelling eight-week training programme and dieted before winning his contest in front of 25 family members and friends at a showcase event.

The 28-year-old from Mansfield, Notts, wanted to prove that ‘anyone can do it’ and his efforts in the ring raised more than £830 for Cancer Research UK.

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