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Professional debut victory for Moray boxer Fraser Wilkinson after unanimous points verdict at Glasgow's Crowne Plaza


By Craig Christie

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FRASER Wilkinson's professional boxing career got off to a flying start with a unanimous points win in his debut bout.

Wilkinson gets his arm raised after a unanimous points verdict in his favour.
Wilkinson gets his arm raised after a unanimous points verdict in his favour.

The Elgin Amateur Boxing Club fighter, who now represents Kynoch Boxing Scotland on the pro circuit, defeated Blackpool opponent Dale Arrowsmith after a four-round fight on Friday night.

Wilkinson (20), from Hopeman but now living in Forres, won all four rounds to gain a unanimous 40-36 verdict from the judges.

The Forres-based boxer took to his Facebook account after the bout to announce his win.

Fraser Wilkinson in action against Dale Arrowsmith.
Fraser Wilkinson in action against Dale Arrowsmith.

"What can I say? 1-0 baby," he said. "Debut complete....never lost a round......main event.

"What a night to start off the pro career! Thank you to everyone who made it that bit special, from where ever you travelled from I’m grateful!

"Also a big thank you to Ratch and Elgin boxing club for getting me to this point I’m more than happy to take the W home to them!

"Last to my sponsors which without you none of it would be possible, thank you!"

Fraser Wilkinson gives off a roar of delight to his travelling support after his debut win.
Fraser Wilkinson gives off a roar of delight to his travelling support after his debut win.

Wilkinson hopes to land a home boxing show at Elgin Town Hall in 2022.


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