Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Warwick's Pro; 'Tank' Hangs Up the Gloves after 20 Fights

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Warwick's Pro; 'Tank' Hangs Up the Gloves after 20 Fights

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Byline: Jonno Colfs jonno.colfs@warwickdailynews.com.au

THE Rose City's only professional boxer has called time on a 10-year career saying farewell to Warwick in style at the weekend.

Moving to Warwick at age nine, Teer started his boxing career as a teenager with Warwick boxing icon Sel Brackin.

Years later it was Sel's grandson Chris Fox, who helped Teer have his first pro fight and promoter Fox was there again on Saturday as the curtain came down on Teer's career.

"I appreciate everything Foxy has done for me," Teer said.

"When I was about 21 I thought I was either going to give boxing away or have a crack at the pros and Foxy was very supportive and helped make it happen.

"He was there at the start and he was there at the finish. He's a great mate for allowing me to go out like that.

"It was great to go out in front of the home crowd on Saturday night, and everyone enjoyed themselves, which is the main thing. …

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