Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/13/12

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JANUARY 18: Ricky Hatton faces the media at a press conference on January 18, 2007 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Gichigi/Getty Images)
Hot Topic: Ricky Hatton's boxing comeback When a well-known boxer makes public his plan to return to the prize ring from the wilderness of retirement, people pay attention. Following weeks of steadily increasing speculative whispers, former British two-weight world titlist Ricky Hatton looks set to announce his comeback this Friday. That word - “comeback”, stirs up Rocky-esque connotations, the idea of a once-great fighter getting off the sofa and going for a morning run, pounding the heavy-bag  with renewed enthusiasm, and generally making himself believe the game isn’t over yet, even if no-one else will. In this article I will discuss the key aspects of Hatton’s likely un-retirement and assess if such a decision is a step forward or backward for the man known simply as “The Hitman”. After evaluating all of the potential reasons to do so, and the pros and cons of such a decision, I'll present my verdict, and I also encourage the fans to do the same and chime in with their own tho...
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