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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.

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Flintoff: First boxing fight was 'out of body experience'

Andrew Flintoff has described his first boxing fight as an "out of body experience" after beginning his professional career with a win.

Sporting several bruises from his encounter with Richard Dawson, he told reporters:

I think I got the full experience. I got the canvas. I got a black eye. And I got the win. ... It was a bit wragged and arms going - I just wanted to leave it all in that ring.

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