Freddie Flintoff has admitted his debut bout "wasn't one for the purists."
He said he was momentarily confused when, after being knocked to the floor, the referee asked him his name.
And after nearly five months of training, the former England cricket captain said he was looking forward to "such a good Christmas," but said he wouldn't make a decision on a future in boxing until 2013.
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