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Watkins wins pro boxing debut by KO

By Staff
From Staff Reports
July 9, 2001
Meridian's Adrienne Watkins, making her pro boxing debut, stopped Tanya Apple of Danville, Ark., 43 seconds into the first round Sunday at the Ameristar Casino Resort in Vicksburg.
In the main event, Sammy Sparkman of Columbus, Tenn., won an eight round decision over Johar Abu-Lashin of Israel.