Posted November 23, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Ricky Hatton will complete his transformation from a self-described overweight drunk to a redemption-seeking boxer on Saturday when the former two-weight champion returns to the ring for a comeback fight. It's been 3 1/2 years since Hatton was knocked out by Manny Pacquiao, sending the Briton into retirement and his life spiraling out control. Hatton has said his battle with alcohol, drugs and weight gain almost led to him taking his own life, but those struggles will be put to one side when he takes on Ukrainian welterweight Vyacheslav Senchenko in a non-title fight in Manchester. Hatton says ''I'm back to redeem myself, to make people proud of me again.''
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