Former WBA welterweight world champion Vyacheslav Senchenko isn’t intimidated by the prospect of fighting in front of 18,000-plus hostile Ricky Hatton fans. The once-beaten Ukrainian views his fight against the two-time world champ and British superstar at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, as an opportunity to prove that he’s one of the elite fighters in the deep welterweight division. Right here, take a look at a Q&A interview with Senchenko as he readies to face Hatton this weekend on Showtime.
While he’s focused on defeating a “prime” Ricky Hatton, Senchenko admitted that he would like to face another British superstar if he can get by Hatton – Amir Khan.
“I’m not looking that far yet, because when I win this fight I will be in contention for some of the biggest fights out there,” Senchenko said. “I could fight Amir Khan if I win, but right now I’m concentrating on this fight. I’ll have to see what to do next.”
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