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Woodhouse extends unbeaten streak

Curtis Woodhouse
Woodhouse joined the Stags in January

Curtis Woodhouse has now gone 10 fights unbeaten after overcoming Nottingham's Matt Scriven on Sunday night.

The 28-year-old Driffield-born boxer and Mansfield Town midfielder won the six-round fight at Sheffield United's Bramall Lane on points.

Woodhouse told BBC Radio Nottingham: "I like to knock them out but you can't knock everyone out.

"Matt Scriven was two weight divisions above me, so I was hitting him but he wasn't going anywhere."

Woodhouse said: "I always felt in control but... boxing's about giving and taking punishment - you can't always give it out you've got to be able to take a bit as well.

"I took a few shots tonight but I feel great."

Woodhouse signed for Mansfield in January.

Manager David Holdsworth has said he is happy for the midfielder to carry on boxing.

see also
Mansfield bag Diamonds' Woodhouse
05 Jan 09 |  Mansfield

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