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Games champion boxer ‘bitten’ in ugly opening bout

GOLD COAST: New Zealand boxer David Nyika alleged that his opponent bit him twice in an "ugly" fight as he launched his bid for a second Commonwealth Games gold on Friday. The 22-year-old heavyweight defeated Yakita Aska of Antigua and Barbuda 5-0 on Australia's Gold Coast, but said the 91kg bout was far tougher than the scores suggested. "It's probably the closest fight I've had. A little bit rugged, but a perfect start to a long tournament," said Nyika, who won 81kg gold at Glasgow 2014 as a teenager. "When…