Weights from Glasgow: Ricky Burns headlines & looks to bigger fights next

Ricky Burns says there’s plenty more big fights in his as he defends his WBA Super Lightweight title against mandatory challenger Kiryl Relikh at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow tomorrow night. Burns destroyed Michele Di Rocco in the same arena in May to land the title and become Scotland’s first three-weight World champion. The ‘Rickster’ knows that blockbuster clashes lay...
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4 hours ago

Ricky Burns-Kiryl Relikh final presser photos & quotes, tale of the tape

Ricky Burns says he’ll handle the power of big-hitting mandatory challenger Kiryl Relikh – but questioned whether Relikh has the temperament for the big stage as Burns defends his WBA Super Lightweight title at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Friday night. Burns became Scotland’s first three-weight World champion in May when he stopped Michele Di Rocco in front of a fever...
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1 day ago

Juan Francisco Estrada, Ricky Burns And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule

We’ve had several mild-mannered weeks of boxing in a row, but there’s no good excuse for not giving you the schedule anyway! So here it is. Juan Francisco Estrada vs Raymond Tabugon, Saturday, beIN Sports Espanol, Mexico. No, Estrada is not facing Dr. Mantis Toboggan, although he might as well be. Tabugon is a junior bantamweight out of the Philippines who is coming off a loss...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

British boxing: Ricky Burns slated to face Adrien Broner if he wins this weekend; Cardle looking to impress in upcoming bout

Broner next for Burns if he beats Relikh Ricky Burns will land a huge showdown with Adrien Broner if he successfully defends his WBA World Super Lightweight title against dangerous mandatory challenger Kiryl Relikh at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Friday October 7. Three-weight World king Burns makes the first defence of the belt he won in style in May, knocking out Michele Di Rocco...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago

More legal wrangling from Frank Warren vs. Ricky Burns

Recently, we posted dueling stories from Ricky Burns/Eddie Hearns & Frank Warren about their ongoing legal drama, and which side came out ahead. There's another set of releases sent from each side today. Here, we'll showcase what each side had to say in full. From Frank Warren: The Court today confirmed that boxing promoter Frank Warren won his claim against boxer Ricky Burns...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Terence Crawford Wins, Ends Ricky Burns' "Skin Of His Teeth" Streak

This time, Ricky Burns couldn't benefit from an opponent quizzically quitting, like Jose Gonzalez did, or from hometown judging in Glasgow, like the kind that saved him from a loss against Raymundo Beltran. Terence Crawford was too much for Burns Saturday on AWE, even if he wasn't as good as he could've or should've been, and he got the unanimous decision win. Both men started...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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