COWDENBEATH fighter Ryan Reekie made his Meadowbank Boxing Club debut at the weekend.

Ryan topped the bill on the Sharkeys show down in Leeds against the highly rated Mali Wright from the Tigers Club. Ryan a multi titled junior and youth was having his first senior bout and put on a good solid performance, but lost out on a close decision.

Said his dad Bruce: "This was Ryan’s first fight after a long lay-off and was also up at heavyweight.

"He will now move back down to lightheavy where we feel he will be a match for anyone in the country" .