Cornish kick boxer Julie Kitchen wins WBC title

Julie Kitchen
Kitchen trains at the Touchgloves gym in Penzance

Cornish kick boxer Julie Kitchen has won the WBC female welterweight world title by defeating Thailand's Nam Pimnipa in Pattaya.

The 34-year-old recovered from being outmanouvered in the opening two rounds by the aggresive punching of Pimnipa.

The third round saw Kitchen stun her opponent with an elbow attack that forced the referee to call a knockdown after one minute.

Kitchen now has 13 world titles, with a record of 42 wins and eight loses.

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