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Ricky Burns upset by Zlaticanin, is it the end of the road for Rickster?

Burns vs. Zlaticanin Results from Glasgow: Ricky Burns was upset by opponent Dejan Zlaticanin on Friday night in the headline event of a card in front of his home fans in Glasgow, Scotland. Burns dropped a split decision, with scores of 115-113 and 115-113 for Zlaticanin overruling one 115-113 card for himself. Burns was sent down in the 1st round on a flash knockdown, and that ultimately...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Weigh-in results, photos & videos: Ricky Burns, Woodhouse-Limond, Simmons-Camacho

Ricky Burns says he is under no illusions that he must beat Dejan Zlaticanin in style tomorrow night at the Braehead Arena in Glasgow, in order to get back to a Lightweight title. Burns faces Zlaticanin as the first step on a path to Omar Figueroa, but despite the scale of the fight and his first bout under new trainer Tony Sims – the 31 year old hasn’t changed his ethos of not...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Burns wants shot at Omar Figueroa next

Ricky Burns believes he can become a world champion again by the end of the year as he takes on Dejan Zlaticanin at the Braehead Arena in Glasgow on Friday night. Burns meets the unbeaten Montenegrin in an eliminator for the World title and the Scot is keen to get right back on the World title trail after losing is WBO crown to Terence Crawford in March. The 31 year old has never...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Burns & Luke Campbell working together in the gym

Luke Campbell says Ricky Burns will stop Dejan Zlaticanin when the pair clash at the Braehead Arena in Glasgow on Friday June 27. Campbell has dazzled in the paid ranks, cruising to 5-0 with four stoppage wins and looking ready to land titles by the end of 2014. The Hull star has travelled down to Essex regularly during Burns’ training camp for the Zlaticanin fight, his first under...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
25 days ago  |  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

Ricky Burns goes 10 rounds with broken jaw, wins controversial draw

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...
Via The Other Paper
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

Burns changes promoters, facing possible lawsuit

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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