WELSH boxing legend and former WBO Featherweight Champion, Steve Robinson, has joined the Welsh National Party (WNP).
Robinson, 51, known as the Welsh ‘Cinderella Man’ and Wales’ first black world boxing champion said,
“Politics is too important to be left to the politicians.
“I’m proud of where I come from. I’m Welsh and grew up on the estate in Ely. It concerns me nowadays that so many youth centres and facilities have been closed. Young people need more facilities to develop in the right way.
“We need to stand up and fight for our communities. We need to let our voices be heard.
WNP leader Neil McEvoy MS welcomed the news,
“Wales needs champions now more than ever, and in Steve Robinson, the WNP and Wales have a