Freddie Flintoff wins maiden heavyweight boxing bout

Flintoff's maiden fight
Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff tasted victory in his first professional fight. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire
Flintoff's maiden fight
Flintoff fought American Richard Dawson at the Manchester Arena. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire
Flintoff's maiden fight
Neither man secured a knockout blow, but Flintoff was judged to have won on points. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

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Flintoff wins maiden fight

Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff has tasted victory in his first professional boxing bout, defeating American Richard Dawson on points at the Manchester Arena.