1 Jun 2022

All Black legend Kevin Mealamu takes up heavyweight gloves

From Checkpoint, 6:14 pm on 1 June 2022

The chance to be a New Zealand heavyweight champion is fueling an All Black legend's decision to step into the ring.

Two-time Rugby World Cup-winner Keven Mealamu was today confirmed as the headline act for the return of the Fight for Life charity event next month.

But - as Clay Wilson reports - the 43-year-old former hooker hopes it will just be the start of a journey to a title of a different kind.