Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Fighting FIt; Billy the Kid Ready for Televised Bout

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Fighting FIt; Billy the Kid Ready for Televised Bout

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Byline: Craig Warhurst

TOUGH as nails Muay Thai kick boxer, Billy a[approximately]The Kid' Degoumois will step back into the ring tomorrow night to fight Taylor a[approximately]Hellraiser' Harvey in Brisbane.

Gympie's world champion kick boxer has been in aseriousa training for the last 12 weeks to preparing for the televised professional fight.

The Degoumois v Harvey bout will fight under full Thai rules and it will be televised on Fox Sports and Fuel TV. Full Thai rules allow fighters to strike with hands, elbows, feet and knees.

Degoumois said he was feeling fighting fit for the bout after a 10-month lay off with a broken hand. By the way he sparred at his Billy the Kids K6 Gym yesterday, it would be hard to disagree with him.

Degoumois' session included seven, three-minute rounds with a one minute break against training partner Marcel Daniels from Brisbane.

His kicks and punches were explosive and didn't lose power during the entire session. …

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