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Boxer Bartlett marks first professional bout with a win


By Will Clark

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Ben Bartlett started off his professional boxing career with an impressive victory against Northern Irishman Alec Bazza.

The Dingwall fighter came out on top after four rounds at the Northern Sporting Club Homecoming show at Elgin Town Hall on Friday night.

Dingwall boxer Ben Bartlett defeats Belfast's Alec Bazza in his first professional fight, held at Elgin Town Hall. Picture: Daniel Forsyth
Dingwall boxer Ben Bartlett defeats Belfast's Alec Bazza in his first professional fight, held at Elgin Town Hall. Picture: Daniel Forsyth

The featherweight was in full control of the bout as he never looked in trouble of losing the contest.

He was delighted with how he performed in his first fight as a professional.

“I feel that I made a statement in the pro ranks as a 19-year-old,” he said.

“Now I am looking forward to the next fight and getting into the ring again.”

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