GEORGE DAVEY got his professional boxing career off to a winning start at the First Direct Arena in Leeds.

The York super welterweight was third-from-last on a blockbuster bill which was topped by unbeaten featherweight champion Josh Warrington's successful world title defence.

And Davey made his high billing count by taking a comfortable 40-36 points decision over Lithuania's Zygimantas Butkevicius.

Here are five pictures from the fight.

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