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He’s punched his way out of a paper bag to put a glove in for gay boxers

Gay boxer Martin Stark aims to knock out homophobia with his 2023 World Gay Boxing Championships

Seb Starcevic

Lying sick in hospital, Martin Stark was not only worried about his poor health. The gay boxer was also crushed by the news that boxing had been dropped from the 2022 Gay Games.

So the 45-year-old Australian decided to create another LGBT+ sports festival to achieve his dream of competing on the world stage.

“I was calling myself the future world gay boxing champion. I was going to go and win gold for Australia,” Stark said in a telephone interview...

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