Olympic captain Jackson turns pro

Luke Jackson

Australia’s London Olympics boxing captain Luke Jackson has adopted the attitude of ‘never say never’ after his unexpected decision to turn professional.

Jackson, who campaigned as a lightweight in London, will start his professional career at super featherweight, with his first paid fight scheduled for April or May.

He also captained Australia at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and won a bronze medal in the same competition four years earlier…read story >