Ricky Burns’ manager, Alex Morrison, has revealed that the 30-year-old Scot is set for a rematch with Mexico's Raymundo Beltran in February.
Scottish boxer Ricky Burns has undergone surgery after breaking his jaw in the controversial draw with Mexican challenger Raymundo Beltran in a WBO lightweight title fight.
Burns confirmed his injury on Twitter, with his promoter Eddie Hearn adding Sunday on the social networking site that ''Ricky is now in surgery to have a titanium plate in his jaw.''
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September 08, 2013
Just getting into the ring to fight is tough enough — but the odds of finishing the last 10 rounds of a battering with a cleanly broken jaw and winning are staggering — even if you're the hometown favorite.
Scotland's Ricky Burns (36-2-1, 11 KOs) has had a titanium plate fitted after breaking his jaw in the second round of his controversial draw with his American opponent...
Ricky Burns withstood a suspected broken jaw and being knocked down by Mexican challenger Raymundo Beltran to keep his WBO lightweight title after a controversial draw on Saturday.
Burns never looked like he was winning his fourth defense of the lightly regarded title, and even he and his hometown fans were surprised when the result was announced. One judge gave it to Burns 115...
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September 07, 2013
It never fails to astound how often this happens in boxing: Everyone scoring the fight, from the broadcasters to people on Twitter, tips it to the visiting fighter from another region of the world; everyone fears that the judges will save the neighborhood kid by the scruff of his neck; that's what they do; and everyone is enraged, even though and perhaps because they saw it coming...
The official weigh-ins for Saturday's Ricky Burns vs. Raymundo Beltran lightweight title fight were held today in Glasgow. Right here, you'll find the official Burns vs. Beltran weigh-in results, along with photos, videos and quotes from the event. Take a look below.
Ricky Burns says fatherhood is going to make him even hungrier to stay a World champion, starting with...
Raymundo Beltran is ready to face the best of Ricky Burns when he challenges the Scotsman for the WBO World lightweight title at the SECC in Glasgow on September 7.
The Mexican is Burns’ fourth defense of the title and the champion will be under pressure to perform after a heart-stopping fight in the city in May when Jose Gonzalez threatened to end his reign before retiring ahead...
Ricky Burns has warned Raymundo Beltran that he’s going to be at his very best when he defends his WBO World lightweight title at the SECC in Glasgow on September 7.
Beltran is Burns’ fourth defense of his crown and after surviving a stern test against Jose Gonzalez in May, the 31 year old is planning to put on a World class performance to prove the doubters wrong.
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Ricky Burns will defend his WBO lightweight World title against Raymundo Beltran at the SECC in Glasgow on September 7, live on Sky Sports.
The Scotsman makes the fourth defense of his title against the highly rated Mexican after coming through a tough test against José González in May in Glasgow, with the Puerto Rican rattling the champion before Burns...
The world lightweight unification bout between Ricky Burns and Miguel Vazquez has been postponed by a month because the Mexican fighter has a viral infection.
Burns, the British fighter who holds the WBO title, and IBF champion Vazquez had been scheduled to meet on March 16 at the Wembley Arena in London.
Promoters said Monday the fight has been rescheduled to April 20 at the same...
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March 04, 2013