RICKY BURNS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ricky Burns returns on June 27 in Glasgow

Ricky Burns is gunning for a return to winning ways as he tops a great line-up of action on Friday, June 27 at the Braehead Arena in Glasgow. Tickets are on sale now as the former two-weight World champion is set to face the unbeaten Montenegrin Dejan Zlaticanin. The undercard is led by a cracking Light Welterweight contest with Willie Limond defending his Commonwealth title against...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Burns tells Crawford; Beware of the underdog

Ricky Burns says he will thrive as the underdog in his WBO World Lightweight title defence against Terence Crawford at the sold-out SECC in Glasgow tomorrow night, live on Sky Sports. The Coatbridge star fights in his tenth World title bout against the unbeaten American, who travels to the UK with a 22-0 record with 16 wins inside the distance and the label of the USA’s next big...
Via Ringnews24
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Burns undergoes surgery after breaking jaw

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.'' He fought...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Burns retains title with draw

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...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Scotland Screw Job: Ricky Burns Escapes With A Draw Against Raymundo Beltran

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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Ricky Burns planning to put on a show against Raymundo Beltran

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. “I've...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Burns to defend WBO title against Beltran

Credit: Matchroom Sport 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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Ricky Burns calls for fans to come to Friday’s weigh-in, looks forward to great fight atmosphere

Ricky Burns wants his fans to give José González an early taste of the noise he’ll face on fight night when the pair weigh-in for the clash at the St. Enoch’s Centre in Glasgow at 1pm on Friday. Burns defends his WBO lightweight title against the mandatory challenger from Puerto Rico live on Sky Sports HD1 from 8pm on Saturday night in Betfair’s ‘Fighting Pride of Scotland’...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Burns facing suit after switch?

WBO lightweight champion Ricky Burns is facing a possible civil lawsuit after switching promoters to force the cancellation of the unification bout against IBF holder Miguel Vazquez next month. Burns was presented Monday as the newest fighter for promoter Matchroom, causing Frank Warren to claim a breach of contract and announce his intention to sue the 29-year-old Scot for '...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Burns-Vazquez bout postponed

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...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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