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Dan Azeez on Buatsi showdown, his Muslim faith, and boxing career | Real Talk

Dan Azeez is one of the UK’s top-ranked boxers in the light-heavyweight category. Yet he was once dubbed as an ‘outsider’ and an ‘overnight success’ in boxing.

Is that still the case?

Today, Azeez is preparing for one of the most publicised fights of his career, a showdown against friend-turned-rival Olympian boxer Joshua Buatsi.

We joined Azeez at his gym for some midday training to talk about his boxing career, why he is vocal about his Muslim faith, and his upcoming showdown with Buatsi.

This episode was filmed in September 2023.

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