Muhamad Ridhwan: Enduring pain and pressure - all for a payday as a professional boxer

Follow the journey of professional boxer Muhamad Ridhwan, from being Singapore's leading professional boxing champion to hitting rock bottom when his coach and manager left.

SINGAPORE - Muhamad Ridhwan slides through the ropes and out of the ring a contented man.

The Republic's top professional boxer has just weathered a six-round bout with Indonesia's No. 2-ranked featherweight Noldi Manakane, a grizzled, 66-fight veteran, to score a unanimous-decision win.

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