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Middleweight Churcher Pleads to Drug Conspiracy Charge

by David P. Greisman

British middleweight Lee Churcher has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to supply cocaine, though he says that his role in the distribution ring did not involve dealing the drug, according to the South Wales Argus.

Churcher, 31, was one of five men arrested in the case. The fighter told the newspaper that he was a debt collector and money courier for the group.

He is due to return to court on Monday, Nov. 19.

Churcher is listed on BoxRec.com as the British Boxing Board of Control’s Welsh Area middleweight titleholder, a belt he picked up after stopping a 19-9 foe named Barrie Jones this past May.

That was the last time Churcher appeared in the ring. He has fought 14 times since turning pro in 2009, going 10-3-1 with 3 Kos and winning his past four bouts.

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter @fightingwords2 or send questions/comments via email at fightingwords1@gmail.com

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Light_Speed on 11-09-2012

[QUOTE]The fighter told the newspaper that he was a debt collector[/QUOTE] He coulda had class, he coulda been a contender, he coulda been somebody...

Comment by Fishkie on 11-09-2012

Churcher your famous/Infamous at last.. All jokes aside that was 2 weeks ago now.

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