Femi has to take defeat on the chin

Gary Sykes (red) in action against Femi Fehintola during their Lightweight bout at the First Direct Arena, Leeds. 2013. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA Wire
Gary Sykes (red) in action against Femi Fehintola during their Lightweight bout at the First Direct Arena, Leeds. 2013. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA Wire
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It’s back to the drawing board for Femi Fehintola.

The game 31-year-old lightweight - one of Sheffield promoter Dennis Hobson’s favourite fighters - was beaten in Leeds by Gary Sykes over eight rounds. Fehintola’s record now stands at won 24 lost 3.