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RICKY BURNS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ricky Burns back in action this weekend, returning to the British scene at 135 lbs

Ricky Burns says he wants to fight the best of British at Lightweight as he returns to action against Prince Ofotsu at the KC Lightstream Stadium in Hull on Saturday. The Scotsman believes that Britain’s 135lbs scene is red hot with Manchester’s Anthony Crolla coming close to being the second Word champion in the division from the city last weekend after his epic battle with...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Laurence Cole Show: Omar Figueroa’s Win Over Ricky Burns Overshadowed By Rancid Ref

In the main event of Saturday’s “Premier Boxing Champions” card on CBS, junior welterweight Omar Figueroa, Jr. hammered out a bruising unanimous decision victory over Ricky Burns. The fighters mostly went at it in the tiniest phone booth you’ll ever find, trading shots while trying to smother and sap each other’s energy. Burns (37-5-1, 11 KO) started out strong. He used...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

More legal wrangling from Frank Warren vs. Ricky Burns

Recently, we posted dueling stories from Ricky Burns/Eddie Hearns & Frank Warren about their ongoing legal drama, and which side came out ahead. There's another set of releases sent from each side today. Here, we'll showcase what each side had to say in full. From Frank Warren: The Court today confirmed that boxing promoter Frank Warren won his claim against boxer Ricky Burns...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Both sides in Frank Warren vs. Ricky Burns & Matchroom lawsuit claim victory

There's been a legal battle involving Ricky Burns and Matchroom Sport against Frank Warren. A judgement was handed down today, and wouldn't you know it, both sides claim victory in the outcome. Here, we offer you both of their statements. Feel free to read through and try to determine which side is the "truthiest". *The releases from each side are presented in their entirety -- so...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Terence Crawford Wins, Ends Ricky Burns' "Skin Of His Teeth" Streak

This time, Ricky Burns couldn't benefit from an opponent quizzically quitting, like Jose Gonzalez did, or from hometown judging in Glasgow, like the kind that saved him from a loss against Raymundo Beltran. Terence Crawford was too much for Burns Saturday on AWE, even if he wasn't as good as he could've or should've been, and he got the unanimous decision win. Both men started...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Burns vs. Terence Crawford to be aired in US on AWE

On Saturday afternoon, March 1st, Ricky Burns will take on highly regarded and undefeated Terence Crawford in a 12-round bout from the Scottish Exhibition Centre in Glasgow, Scotland. The fight can be viewed live and exclusively across the United States on AWE, A Wealth of Entertainment. "This world title fight showdown has the makings of a 'fight of the year'. Crawford is undefeated...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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