WATCH: Leigh Park boxer who won the fight of his life - despite losing part of his finger in gruesome injury

A bare-knuckle boxer who lost part of his finger days before the biggest fight of his life has spoken about his week of turmoil.

Thursday, 18th January 2018, 4:55 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th January 2018, 5:02 pm
Mickey Parker

Mikey Parker was hurt when a door slammed shut, badly injuring his hand - but was determined not to let down his fans.

He fought through the pain to win his bout at the 02 Arena in London before a sell-out crowd which included boxing legend Frank Bruno.

In this video Mikey told The News about how he went from despair to triumph in the space of three days.

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