Found August 19, 2013 on Pro Boxing Fans:
Fight Pick & Preview - Burns vs. Beltran: For years Raymundo Beltran has been a sparring partner to Manny Pacquiao, one of the greatest fighters and world champions in recent memory. On September 7th, Beltran finally gets the opportunity to wear a world title belt of his own when he travels to Scotland to take on current WBO lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns in his Glaswegian backyard. Here I give a rundown of the upcoming Burns vs. Beltran clash and offer a prediction of its outcome. Burns vs. Beltran Preview Credit: Matchroom Sport Ricky Burns, 30, is a two weight world titleholder and currently holds the WBO world lightweight title. He has significant victories over Roman Martinez, Michael Katsidis, Paulus Moses and Kevin Mitchell. He is a solid all-rounder without a particularly hard punch at world level, though this seems to have improved since his move up to lightweight. Burns also possesses a good jab and an excellent engine that has seen him through several dogged ...

Ricky Burns awaiting birth of first child as he prepares for Beltran fight

Ricky Burns says he is 100%  focused on his WBO lightweight title defense against Raymundo Beltran at the SECC in Glasgow on September 7, despite playing the waiting game for the birth of his first child. The Coatbridge star defends his title for the fourth time against the Mexican, and had hoped to become a father for the first time on Friday. Ricky and his wife Amanda are still...
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