Two Boxers Surprised Their Girlfriends In The Sweetest Way Possible After A Fight

Now THIS is a knockout blow.

1. On Friday night, Adrian Firkins, 44, and Ricky Welsby, 24, were fighting in a charity boxing event at the Copthorne Hotel in Brierley Hill, West Midlands.

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2. They went toe to toe for three rounds before judges ruled the contest as a draw.

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After the fight, the promoter Pete Jackson, 38, called their girlfriends - Debbie Tyler, 41, and Nikki Vyse, 22, to the ring, to “pose for some photographs.”

3. Whereupon this happened.

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4. And…

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6. They said yes!

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Adrian told the Express and Star: “I was more nervous about the proposal than the fight. I was worried she might say no, but we have two beautiful children together so I didn’t think she would.”

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Alan White is a news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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