Cornelius Carr is a former British professional boxer from Grangetown, Middlesborough England.
Cornelius came from humble beginnings, he grew up on a large council estate (projects) in Grangetown, Middlesbrough, England and fought his way to success becoming a British Super Middleweight Champion and a WBF Middleweight Boxing Champion.
Cornelius’s memoirs highlight the struggles of a young boy trying to survive in a poor working-class industrial part of North-eastern England. His story is bitter-sweet, depicting tragedy, hardship, humour, humanity, love and success.
The book is honest, raw and gritty, truthfully informing readers of the highs and lows of one man’s journey from boy to boxing Champion. Fate introduced him to the world of boxing and allowed him to take paths he thought he would never take.
This autobiography isn’t just for boxing fans, it’s a gripping life story about a boy who fatefully discovered he had a natural gift. This is a truly inspirational book. Cornelius’s story shows that dreams can come true if one’s desire is strong enough.
Cornelius is available for interviews and podcasts. Images are available on request.