Found September 23, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
For what seems like forever, the names of Ricky Burns and Kevin Mitchell have been interlinked. As super-featherweights they were earmarked as youngsters with success up ahead, but their paths somehow refused to cross. Last night they finally tangled as experienced, world-rated lightweights at the Glasgow SECC Arena. It was a raucous night, one yours truly was fortunate enough to attend, and an experience I will not forget. Saturday night actually saw two important British boxing bills as, in addition to Scottish lightweight champion Ricky Burns defending against talented Englishman, Kevin Mitchell, young Northern Irish prospect Carl Frampton tested his metal against seasoned former world title-holder, Steve Molitor. The end result was happiness on both sides of the North Channel. This week I round up all the action from both cards as the sport enjoyed its time in the British spotlight and shone for all the right reasons. Glasgow: Ricky Burns rips through Kevin Mitchel...
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