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Golden Kid shines on professional debut

 

Updated 27th February 2015

The ‘Golden Kid’ Kyle Yousaf gave the boxing fans a four-round master class on a night marred by crowd trouble.

 

As he took his first steps into the world of professional boxing, Kyle looked composed and confident as he delivered a unanimous decision victory over the tough and experienced Anwar Alfadli.

 

 

“I feel really good, I was in there with a tricky little customer,” Kyle said.

 

“You know, he’s been in there with everyone, Paul Butler, everyone and you know, I really gave it him.

 

“I’m really happy now because I’ve been waiting a long time for this and now obviously I’ve had my first fight, so now I know 100% I’m a professional boxer, which is going to keep me motivated.”

 

From the first round Kyle looked comfortable and was landing crisp left jabs.

 

Showing good movement, Kyle manoeuvred to dodge vicious overhand rights fired by Alfadli and countered with straight rights and hooks.

 

Another powerful right landed before Alfadli looked to tie Kyle up.

 

In the third a stiff left to the body was quickly followed by a sharp left and right to the head as Kyle piled on the pressure before Alfadli grabbed hold again.

 

As the fight progressed Kyle’s confidence was growing and he never looked rattled by an experienced opponent who has had over 50 pro fights.

 

By the final bell Kyle recorded an impressive unanimous decision to give him his first victory.

 

“I got through it and for a debut fight I don’t think I did too bad,” Kyle said.

 

“I was around Dominic (Ingle) and obviously he’s a experienced trainer so he made it very easy for me.

 

“First round I was a bit stiff and just getting into it, but from second, third and fourth I got right into it and I won every single round so you can’t really beat a debut like that.

 

“I just want to thank everyone for coming and buying a ticket – to my fans, make sure you’re here every single fight because I’m the one and I’m going to make it to the absolute top, so watch out for me.”

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