Nathan Cleverly announced his retirement from boxing after losing his WBA light-heavyweight title to Badou Jack on the undercard for Mayweather vs McGregor (26/08/2017).

Cleverly vs Jack was a fight which could have potentially stolen the night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

However, the fight was one sided as Jack came out on top after a fifth round stoppage.

During the second round, Jack managed to land damaging left hooks on the Welshman which slowed him down.

Cleverly was cut in the fourth after a barrage of punches from the Swedish fighter which led to the fight being called off in the fifth by referee Tony Weeks.

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This was the first time Jack had stepped up light-heavyweight and it was clear that he was very comfortable in the weight class after previously fighting at super-middleweight.

Cleverly then took to social media to announce his retirement at the age of 30.

 

 

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