Found September 15, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
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No sooner had Ricky Hatton officially announced the worst kept secret in British boxing on Friday (he’s baaaaaacckkk), punters (who had obviously left cookies in the Manchester MEN Arena ticketing system) began receiving emails inviting them to be there for the reboot on November 24th (never mind the fact that Hatton hasn’t as yet sourced an opponent). For all fans know, “The Hitman” could be flinging pigskin with cricketer Freddie Flintoff, his own father (in a rematch) or a guy dressed in a cocaine suit (a sort of bug-eyed version of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man) as part of a drug awareness campaign. Nevertheless, “The Hitman” has managed to shift around 10, 000 tickets in the time it takes to quaff a Guiness. There are some promoters who couldn’t give that many tickets away as quick (despite having no trouble blocking unruly Twitter followers with the quick-fire dexterity of Wyatt Earp). (Ricky Hatton "schools" a trash can)Despite his enduring commercial boffo, the ...
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