In pictures: Former heavyweight champion Frank Bruno pays a visit to Maidenhead

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Former heavyweight champion Frank Bruno visited a gym to tell punters about his career and give tips to keen young boxers.

Bruno, 54, visited the Boxing Evolution Gym in Queen Street on Saturday afternoon and met groups of fans for selfies before answering questions and signing autographs.

He took up pads and helped children with their punching technique, testing how good their skills were before lending tips.

Afterwards, visitors asked him about his career.

"The title fight with McCall was the toughest," Bruno said, in reference to the 1995 World Boxing Council heavyweight bout with Oliver McCall, which saw Bruno victorious.

He laughed off joking suggestions of making a comeback from one fan before discussing whether he kept in contact with his old trainer


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