January is a tough month for us all to navigate – but todays guest is the perfect example of determination, steely resolve and an unwillingness to give into adversity. Billy Schwer was a hugely popualar fighter who hailed from Luton and whos dad emigrated to Newmarket as an Irish featherweight champion and with hopes of mecoming a jockey. He settled in Luton and introdiced his 9 year old son to boxing – the first big introduction of his life, the second was to a man who became his coach, mentor and confidant for a pro career which saw him become British, Commonwealth, European AND World Lightweight champion. It wasn’t all plain sailing though and Billy tells us about some of the bumps and potholes he hit along that road.
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