'An inch-and-a half lower and it wouldn't have been a hospital where people were coming to see me, it would've been a wake': Caoimhin Hynes on the long road back to the ring

From lying on a blood-stained hospital bed after being stabbed on a night out to preparing for his return to the ring, the road to recovery - physically and mentally - has been a long one for Caoimhin Hynes, as he tells Neil Loughran...

Five months after being stabbed in Belfast city centre, Caoimhin Hynes is ready to step back between the ropes next week. Picture by Hugh Russell
Neil Loughran
ALMOST five months on from the city centre stabbing that could have ended his life, never mind a promising boxing career just starting to gather pace, Caoimhin Hynes will make his return to the ring n[...]

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