Watt a comeback from Newbottle fighter!

Lynden Watt in action against Haidar Sadik (left).
Lynden Watt in action against Haidar Sadik (left).
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LYNDEN Watt made a great comeback and successful debut for new coach David Binns when he beat Haidar Sadik.

The 23-year-old was boxing for the first time since losing his unbeaten record last November, but a change in trainer and scenery sdems to have done Watt the world of good.

Watt, based in Castle Eden but originally from Newbottle, was positive from the first bell, jabbing with purpose before having Sadik in some discomfort in the neutral corner with a welter of punches.

Sadik got through the onslaught but the next two rounds followed a similar pattern as Watt interspersed some good jabs with long rights.

Two short lefts at the start of the last were followed by a long straight right which sent the Kent fighter back towards the ropes.

Watt stayed on top and looked to be cruising to a points win when he floored Sadik with another long right 30 seconds from the end.

Sadik was up at four and negotiated the last half a minute with no further drama,s but it represented a super win for Watt, who got the nod 40-35 from referee Andrew Wright.