A Pro Cage fighter was the special guest at Youth event aiming to inspire the next generation of sports stars.

Shoaib ‘The Assassin’ Yousaf took part in the event at Padrino's restaurant in Burnley. The event proved to be huge hit with young people and fans from across the town in attendance.

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Shoaib of Nelson celebrated won his eighth pro fight and he is now ranked 14th nationally.

He has trained in Thailand and fought in Las Vegas but is keen to help make a difference in his home town. 

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Mohammed Qasim of Padrinos, Burnley, said: “There are many young people who know him in the area and he is a good role model and most of all a very humble guy.

“He is not interested in the fame side of things and he puts in a lot of effort to support his community.

“We have in the past donated towards a range of good causes. In this case we wanted to support a community event and back rising sporting talent.”

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