Defender to Contender: Watch as Rio continues his training in Dubai

Rio Ferdinand continues his training in his bid to become a professional boxer

In episode two of the Defender To Contender series, Rio Ferdinand and Richie Woodhall jet off to Dubai for a week of warm weather training. See the intensity of the sessions notch up a level as Richie works Rio on the pads...

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"After four sessions, you already look a totally different boxer"

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