Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

MASTER V APPRENTICE; Veteran Boxer Deals out a Lesson to Young Opponent

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

MASTER V APPRENTICE; Veteran Boxer Deals out a Lesson to Young Opponent

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Byline: = sport@dailyexaminer.com.au

WHEN Darren McMahon stepped into the boxing ring at Lismore Workers Club on Saturday night he was greeted by a brash 20-year-old kid from the big smoke.

What was meant to be an exhibition fight for Over 35s all of a sudden turned into a battle of attrition.

You see, McMahon has done his time in the ring, won plenty of bouts too.

But what happened on Saturday night caught him off guard, that is until he realised the fight was fair dinkum.

aIt was the first fight on the card and it was supposed to be an exhibition fight but it didn't turn out that way,a the 44-year-old former North Coast and Golden Gloves champion boxer told the Examiner

aHe came out in the first round and tried to knock me out, so I had to get my guns blazing.

aHe came at me pretty hard so I thought a[approximately]stuff this' and I decided to have a crack. …

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