Alex Arthur announces retirement from boxing

Scottish boxer Alex Arthur announces his decision to retire from the game at the age of 35.

Scottish boxer Alex Arthur has announced his decision to retire from the sport at the age of 35.

Arthur, who revealed the news on Twitter, ends a career which included stints as WBO world super-featherweight and Commonwealth champion.

He wrote: "Well... Woke up 35 today. Time goes so fast, I have never fought for over a yr now so just want to say I officially retire from boxing today!"

Arthur won 31 of his 34 fights.

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