The veteran says he has rejected offers from the NFL with the intention of making a fight in the ring
The veteran runner Frank Gore could soon trade the football for the boxing gloves.
According to a report from NFL Media, Gore has turned down some offers from the NFL to focus on a possible boxing career.
“I’ve been training for both [deportes], I have always loved boxing, so that’s what I’ve been doing, “he stated Gore to NFL Media. “We will try to make a fight happen, if we do, they will see me in the ring“.
Gore, recruited by the San Francisco 49ers In the third round of the 2005 draft, he played 15 uninterrupted seasons in the NFL before being released at the end of 2020.
The first 10 years of Gore as a professional they went with the Niners, then played three seasons for the Indianapolis Colts and in the last three seasons he alternated with the Buffalo bills, Miami dolphins and New York Jets.
In his 15 seasons in the NFL he accumulates 3,735 carries for 16,000 yards with 81 touchdownsIn addition to 485 receptions for 3,985 yards and 18 touchdowns, he earned five Pro Bowl selections and was also selected to the team of the 2010s.
Since the raid of the brothers Jake and Logan Paul In boxing, celebrity matches have been a constant, including former wide receiver Chad johnson, who faced Brian maxwell last June, combat in which fell to the canvas after receiving a powerful right to the face.
“I fell in love with how hard it is [el boxeo]”, he pointed Gore, 38 years old. “I was like, ‘I couldn’t fight.’ But I always like a challenge, so I kept doing it and doing it and I saw myself getting better and better. They’ll see when I enter the ring“.