Olympic runaway’s first pro win, in Sheffield

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Olympics runaway Serge Ambomo has a lot to learn as he switches from amateur to pro boxing.

But the Cameroonian granted asylum after skipping the London Games has much to discover out the ring too. His lack of English language meant he confused his “check-weight” procedure for the formal weigh-in. He quickly filled up with carbs and water and was 11st 3lbs compared to his Saturday opponent Matt Seawright’s 10st 8.

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