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Tom Stalker Reveals He Was Dealing With a Virus

London 2012 Team GB boxing captain Thomas Stalker enjoyed an impressive 'home debut' in Liverpool as he won his second professional bout.

The 28-year-old recently made the switch from the amateur code following his Olympic heartbreak and won his first fight in London.

Tonight he was making a high-profile return to his native Merseyside and came through comfortably as expected against Andrew Harris on points at the Echo Arena.

Stalker had made waves in the build-up to the fight by remarkably selling more than 1,000 tickets to his supporters for just a low-key four-round contest.

He rewarded their loyalty, too, with a slick performance against Harris, boxing well at range and frequently landing power shots with the southpaw right hook and left hand.

He cut Harris early on and pushed for the stoppage but had to settle for a 40-37 points win, with Harris claiming a share of one round.

"This city has the best support ever, Liverpool is a fighting city," Stalker said afterwards.

"I came down with a virus five days ago but no excuses, I was not at my best tonight."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mikhnienko on 03-31-2013

What the hell! His first opponent had a record of 7-144-6 that's insane. [url]http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=216597&cat=boxer[/url] Back to why i originally entered the thread. Iv never been impressed with Stalker, he's 28 with an point oriented style and is fragile. Same way…

Comment by DosRounds on 03-31-2013

Mate you didn't have a virus, you just thought he was a bum that you could blow out in DOS ROUNDS! He neglected his jab big time last night

Comment by Mr Ehrmantraut on 03-31-2013

Doesn't look that good at all.

Comment by The Surgeon on 03-31-2013

No Excuses BUUUUUUUUUT....... U won dude and didnt show any signs of illness just a whole lot of impatience and over eagerness to get a KO, Leave ur excuses at home next time. Not impressed.

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