Twitter Watch

Boxer tracks down a Twitter troll; becomes an internet legend

Former British light welterweight champion Curtis Woodhouse (17-5, 11 KOs), who lost his title by split decision to Shayne Singleton last Friday night in Manchester, England, made more headlines Monday than he ever did in the ring. Doing something hundreds of pro athletes may have only dreamed of, Woodhouse tracked down a Twitter troll who had sent him a series of nasty taunts, tweeting his progress the whole way.

To get the ball rolling, Woodhouse tweeted, “I’ll give £1000 to anybody that provides me with address and picture of this man! knock knock!!”

He later tweeted the troll’s name and street, promising to give him “a right pasting.” Woodhouse also promised “I’ll send a picture of the road sign to let you all know I’m not messing about.”

The troll posted that he was “only joking.”

Woodhouse responded, “Too late for all that now jimmy, I’ve had enough of your mouth, I’ll be about 50 mins and you can have your say then.”

Later Woodhouse tweeted, “I’m 17 miles away folks!!! shits just got real for …”




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