Date: 29th September 2017 at 12:59pm
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Tonight, a fighter with a familiar surname will be bidding to win a title.

Lee Froch, the younger brother of the former world champion Carl Froch, is fighting for the EBF English heavyweight title, with his opponent being Richie Leak.

For Lee Froch it marks a remarkable turnaround in his life as he combatted alcoholism, gambling debts, depression and suicidal tendencies.

Lee was a familiar face when Carl fought leading him out to the ring for all his world title fights.

Unfortunately, his alcoholism meant he can barely remember anything.

Matters came to a crisis in 2014, at Christmas, when Lee decided to end it all. Thankfully, he was found before his case became another tragic story.

Lee has now turned his life around and after just eight fights is looking to win his first title at the Nottingham Arena this evening.

Watching from ringside will be Carl and he has had this to say about his brother,

?He is doing really and I am immensely proud of him.

‘He is bringing boxing back to the Nottingham Arena and I think we are in for a really good show.’

Let?s hope Lee does himself proud.