Ricky Hatton has backed Anthony Crolla to become the first Englishman to win the Ring Magazine Lightweight title in his unification blockbuster with Jorge Linares at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night. Hatton landed the Super Welterweight strap in the same arena in April 2006 when he forced Kostya Tszyu to quit after 11 thrilling rounds. The ‘Hitman’ will be ringside on Saturday...
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BoxNation is set to unveil a five episode series of The Best of Hatton. The nightly episodes will air at 6pm and 9pm on BoxNation starting tonight, August 17th. Right here, you can catch a video preview of the Ricky Hatton best of series. The Hitman was a sensation and an icon. Here, we see some of the best Ricky Hatton highlights, including body shot knockout wins, breakthrough...
British boxing buzz: Foot ready to upset Eggington; Hatton congratulates Flanagan; Ogogo back in action Saturday
Foot: Eggington is in for a shock in Manchester Glenn Foot has told Sam Eggington that he is the first ‘live’ opponent he’s faced – and the Sunderland man says he’ll take his Commonwealth Welterweight title and the vacant British title when they clash at the Manchester Arena on Saturday. Foot has had to battle hard to get into range for a major title fight having battled...
By Larry Brown Former boxer Ricky Hatton has an unreal story about Floyd Mayweather Jr. that is just so good it’s almost unbelievable. Hatton, who was undefeated until Mayweather knocked him out in the 10th round of their 2007 fight (back when Floyd actually hit his opponents), has written a new book and an anecdote he told about the undefeated boxer stands out. According to...
Paul Butler is fresh off the biggest win of his still young career. In his first real step-up fight, he took care of business to win a title strap against Stuart Hall. Now, Ricky Hatton already thinks that Butler is already going to be a breakout star and household name. There have been some comparisons between Hatton and Butler, and Hatton believes that Butler can rise to the top...
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