Clarke begins heavyweight journey with fast KO

Frazer Clarke romped to a first-round stoppage over Jake Darnell to begin his assault on the heavyweight division with a bang on Saturday in Manchester.

Clarke’s quick and heavy hands had bloodied and battered his rival for two minutes when the towel was mercifully thrown in to rescue Darnell.

Clarke’s right hand had Darnell on the verge of falling when his corner saved him.

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Check out this epic entrance from Frazer Clarke, one he won’t forget anytime soon.

Clarke was a feted amateur who, last summer, won Olympic bronze as Team GB’s boxing captain.

He was previously a fixture at ringside as a security guard, guarding the likes of Anthony Joshua, who has also sparred countless rounds with.

Now turning pro at the late age of 30, he is expected to progress quickly through the rankings.

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Image: Clarke plans to advance quickly

Clarke said: “I understand there is a long way to go.

“I’m not where I want to be physically yet. But I will get there.

“The better the opponent, the better I will box.

“This is just the start. I’ve got loads to learn.”

Promoter Ben Shalom added: “He has got big nights ahead of him.”

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Source : Sky Sports