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Jimmy First takes dominant points win over Ibrar Riyaz

Bill-topping status sees Jimmy First beat Ibrar Riyaz, writes Jacob Kilbride at ringside
Ibrar Riyaz
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Bradford • July 7

JIMMY FIRST marked his maiden headline status with a dominating points victory over Blackburn veteran Ibrar Riyaz (pictured).

Topping the bill of this Frank Duffin promotion at the Bradford Hotel, First won all six scheduled rounds for a 60-54 verdict from ringside scorer Phil Edwards, with Andy Brook the referee.

Aside from a slow first round, Brighouse’s First boxed at a frantic pace throughout against the veteran, letting his hands go in the second with plenty of success.