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Wallaby Cooper puts rugby on hold for boxing

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Wallaby fly-half Quade Cooper on Monday put his rugby union career on hold as he prepares to make his debut as a boxer on the same card as former All Black Sonny Bill Williams. 

Wallaby fly-half Quade Cooper poses for a picture during a press conference in Brisbane on November 26. "I'm still training with the Reds, I'm still contracted with them. I'm just putting my full focus on getting my body right for the upcoming boxing fight," he said.

Cooper's future has been uncertain since he rejected an incentive-based contract offered by the Australian Rugby Union, which came after his outburst at the "toxic" environment within the national squad.

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