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Nicola Adams Beats Virginia Carcamo on Professional Debut

Two-time Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams enjoyed a winning professional debut on Saturday with a points decision against Argentina's Virginia Carcamo in Manchester.

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Updated:April 9, 2017, 5:07 PM IST
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Nicola Adams Beats Virginia Carcamo on Professional Debut
Nicola Adams. (Getty Images)

Two-time Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams enjoyed a winning professional debut on Saturday with a points decision against Argentina's Virginia Carcamo in Manchester.

The 34-year-old Adams took the four-round bout 40-36.

"I absolutely enjoyed every minute of it," 2012 and 2016 Olympic champion Adams told BT Sport.

"I was a bit too eager to get the stoppage as I wanted to entertain the crowd.

"She was hanging in there, literally. This is amazing. I would like to thank all the fans for coming out to watch me."

Adams said fighting without a headguard for the first time was also memorable.

"You can see a lot more without the headguard. I loved it. I'm here to stay," she said.

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