Gorleston boxer wins 'comfortable' first pro bout
- Credit: supplied by Henri Potter
A boxer from Gorleston has won his first professional boxing fight at London's York Hall.
Henri Potter said he secured a "comfortable" win over his heavier opponent Fonz Alexander, cheered on by around 100 fans from his home town who "raised the roof".
The 24-year-old said he was "buzzing" after his win on Saturday which came after four rounds in the ring.
He said a last minute change of opponent who was "better than his record suggested" meant he had to "play it a bit smarter."
"I won the first three rounds pretty comfortably and in the last round I played it simple when I was told the only way I could lose was if I got knocked out," he said.
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He went on to lose the last round, but won overall on decision.
He was described on the night as "very fast and really sharp".
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Potter hopes to fight professionally again in December either in London or Norwich.