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Arfan Iqbal Shines Like a Star in Leon Senior Drilling

by Alexey Sukachev

Glow, Bluewater, Greenhithe, Kent - In his most important fight to date, Arfan Iqbal shined like a star against Irish import Leon Senior (10-2). The 22-year old light heavyweight, known for his sparring sessions with Tyson Fury, dropped Sneior with a smashing right hand in the first, then with an uppercut - in the second, and got the job done at 0:42 of the sixth with another uppercut-induced knockdown and a subsequent flurry of punches. Iqbal is now 7-0, 3 KOs.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Money_May on 11-17-2013

Not bad at 22, he needs work though. There's no need to rush him into anything. Take his time.

Comment by ShamrockXpress on 11-17-2013

He's only young but he was lunging in with shots and was very lucky he was fighting a guy with 0 kos. The uppercut that caused the 3rd knockdown was a lovely punch and at times he shown littles flashes,…

Comment by whatismyname on 11-17-2013

Congrats to Arfan, any videos of this fight? couldn't find a link yesterday.

Comment by soul_survivor on 11-17-2013

Shine? na mafuka but he looked good, decent speed and slightly above average power but come on now, he fight was fighting some bald dude who was southern area champion hahaha let's not get excited now.

Comment by D-MiZe on 11-17-2013

Impressed but he certainly didn't shine. Apparently he resembles a young James Toney too? :lol1: Would like to see him step it up but I can see getting taken apart by someone with a good jab and strong boxing skills.

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