Found September 06, 2013 on Pro Boxing Fans:
The official weigh-ins for Saturday's Ricky Burns vs. Raymundo Beltran lightweight title fight were held today in Glasgow. Right here, you'll find the official Burns vs. Beltran weigh-in results, along with photos, videos and quotes from the event. Take a look below. Ricky Burns says fatherhood is going to make him even hungrier to stay a World champion, starting with a deference of his WBO World Lightweight title against Raymundo Beltran tomorrow from the SECC in Glasgow. The Coatbridge star became a father for the first time when his wife Amanda gave birth to a boy last Thursday, and ahead of the fourth defense of his crown the 30 year old says he has a new perspective on boxing with the new arrival to Team Burns. “I’ve always been hungry for my fights but now I have even more to fight for with my little boy,” said Burns, who scaled 134.25 lbs. “I’m fighting to give him a great start in life and it’s definitely something that will drive me on to win not just tonight, ...

Burns retains title with draw

Ricky Burns withstood a suspected broken jaw and being knocked down by Mexican challenger Raymundo Beltran to keep his WBO lightweight title after a controversial draw on Saturday. Burns never looked like he was winning his fourth defense of the lightly regarded title, and even he and his hometown fans were surprised when the result was announced. One judge gave it to Burns 115...

Scotland Screw Job: Ricky Burns Escapes With A Draw Against Raymundo Beltran

It never fails to astound how often this happens in boxing: Everyone scoring the fight, from the broadcasters to people on Twitter, tips it to the visiting fighter from another region of the world; everyone fears that the judges will save the neighborhood kid by the scruff of his neck; that's what they do; and everyone is enraged, even though and perhaps because they saw it coming...

Burns undergoes surgery after breaking jaw

Scottish boxer Ricky Burns has undergone surgery after breaking his jaw in the controversial draw with Mexican challenger Raymundo Beltran in a WBO lightweight title fight. Burns confirmed his injury on Twitter, with his promoter Eddie Hearn adding Sunday on the social networking site that ''Ricky is now in surgery to have a titanium plate in his jaw.'' He fought...

Ricky Burns goes 10 rounds with broken jaw, wins controversial draw

Just getting into the ring to fight is tough enough — but the odds of finishing the last 10 rounds of a battering with a cleanly broken jaw and winning are staggering — even if you're the hometown favorite. Scotland's Ricky Burns (36-2-1, 11 KOs) has had a titanium plate fitted after breaking his jaw in the second round of his controversial draw with his American opponent...

Ricky Burns escapes with draw against Raymundo Beltran

Ricky Burns was fortunate to keep his WBO Lightweight championship with a twelve round split draw with Raymundo Beltran at the Scottish Exhibition Centre in Glasgow, Scotland. Burns controlled the first round and a he as he jabbed and worked the body. Beltran started landing some hard shots with the left hook and began to find his rhythm in round's two and three. In round four...

Ricky Burns vs. Raymundo Beltran presser video, photos & quotes

Ricky Burns and Raymundo Beltran came face-to-face for the first time at a press conference ahead of their WBO World Lightweight title clash at the SECC in Glasgow on Saturday night. Right here, you can find the Burns vs. Beltran press conference video, photos, quotes from the fighters, and more. Burns defends his title for the fourth time against the Mexican and hot off the...

Undefeated Prizefighter champ Chris Jenkins back on Saturday night on Burns-Beltran undercard

Exciting Prizefighter Light Welterweights III champion Chris Jenkins is back in action on Saturday night, and the Welshman has promised to show even more of his skills. Jenkins was a late-replacement in the line-up at York Hall, Bethnal Green in July, winning every round of a night that ended in his knocking out Danny Connor in the second round of the final. Credit: Lawrence Lustwig...
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