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Adrenaline, Vaseline and composure - Kerry Kayes on the art of being a boxing cuts man


"You've got to be calm and collected. You cannot flap. If you flap, the boxer flaps. If you're flapping, the referee sees you flapping and all of a sudden you have this black cloud over the cut." Kerry Kayes could not panic at the site of blood. One mistake could cost a fighter victory... and losses ruin careers. The likes of Tony Bellew, Liam Smith and Hughie Fury have benefitted from Kayes' fuss-free methods as a cuts man - methods that in 60 seconds can patch a man up both physically and mentally for the next three minutes of battle. "I don't think there's such a thing as a good cuts man," Kayes tells BBC Radio 5 live's boxing podcast.

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