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Boxer describes the ‘nightmare’ night out in Leicester that led to drink driving arrestConner Downes was spotted at 3.30am going the wrong way down a one way street with no lights onGet the biggest Daily stories by emailSubscribeSee our privacy noticeMore newslettersThank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee our privacy noticeCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailA professional boxer was caught drink driving after a “nightmare” night out with his friends in Leicester.Conner Downes had been out drinking vodka, Jager bombs and Disaronno but things turned sour after his best friend was kicked out of the nightclub they were in.After “a couple of hours” walking around the city centre keeping his friend out of trouble, the 20 year old said he decided to drive home after his friend punched him in the face.He was later caught by the police drink driving, with no headlights on, going the wrong way up a one way city centre street.What did the prosecution say? Sally Bedford, prosecuting, told Leicester Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday: “Officers observed a vehicle at 3.30am with no headlights on, going the wrong way down Northgates in Leicester.”His eyes were glazed and were red and almost closed.”He said he had been drinking vodka, Jager bombs and Disaronno.”She said Downes, who pleaded guilty to drink driving on January 16, was found to be over the limit when he was breathalysed by police, with a reading of 53mg of alcohol in every 100ml of breath. The limit is 35mg.What did Downes say in court? Downes, representing himself in court, explained to the magistrates that he had never intended to drive that night but things had gone wrong.He said: “I didn’t feel like I was over the limit.”The night it happened I had no intention to drive. Me and my friends had a hotel room for the night but it turned out to be a nightmare of a night.”My best friend had got kicked out of the club about midnight and I had spent the last couple of hours walking around stopping him getting into fights and that.”My friend hit me and I decided I wasn’t going to babysit him all night.”I hadn’t been drinking for hours so I thought I was alright to drive.”Read MoreThe latest from the courtsHe told the magistrates he was just starting out as a professional boxer and was financially reliant on his family.He also explained that his friend hitting him had caused his red and partially closed eyes.What sentence was handed down Downes, of Wake Way, Northampton, was fined and disqualified from driving for 14 months..