RICKY HATTON NEWS

British boxing buzz: Foot ready to upset Eggington; Hatton congratulates Flanagan; Ogogo back in action Saturday

Foot: Eggington is in for a shock in Manchester Glenn Foot has told Sam Eggington that he is the first ‘live’ opponent he’s faced – and the Sunderland man says he’ll take his Commonwealth Welterweight title and the vacant British title when they clash at the Manchester Arena on Saturday. Foot has had to battle hard to get into range for a major title fight having battled...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Results from Manchester: Flanagan wins lightweight strap as Zepeda suffers shoulder injury

Manchester hero Terry Flanagan became WBO Lightweight titlist after American Jose Zepeda suffered a dislocated shoulder in the second round at the Manchester Velodrome. Flanagan is now the first ever English boxer in history to win a world title in the lightweight division and Manchester’s first world champion since Ricky Hatton. Californian Zepeda came into the ring with a...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Flanagan-Jose Zepeda weigh-in results from Manchester

Tomorrow night at the National Cycling Center in Manchester, England, lightweights Terry Flanagan and Jose Zepeda square off for the vacant WBO lightweight title on a Frank Warren card presented in association with Zanfer Promotions. The weights are in for the event, which also features some big names on the British scene such as Paul Butler, Liam Walsh and Jack Catterall. Take a...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Luis Collazo Will Dine In Hell Saturday Night Vs Keith Thurman

It’s one thing to be the underdog, it’s another for people to fear for your health. But that’s where Luis Collazo will soon find himself — staring across the ring from a bad, bad man. Saturday night, on the debut of “Premier Boxing Champions” on ESPN, he’ll be fighting Keith “One Time” Thurman, a young, undefeated fighter known for his wrecking-ball power. The nickname...
Via Bloguin Best
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Luis Collazo Will Dine In Hell Saturday Night Vs Keith Thurman

It’s one thing to be the underdog, it’s another for people to fear for your health. But that’s where Luis Collazo will soon find himself — staring across the ring from a bad, bad man. Saturday night, on the debut of “Premier Boxing Champions” on ESPN, he’ll be fighting Keith “One Time” Thurman, a young, undefeated fighter known for his wrecking-ball power. The nickname...
Via The Queensbury Rules
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Buffer to MC Quigg vs. Martinez on July 18

Michael Buffer is heading to Manchester on July 18 to introduce the title clashes between Scott Quigg and Kiko Martinez and Anthony Crolla and Darleys Perez at the Manchester Arena, live on Sky Sports. The Hall Of Fame ring MC returns to the UK for another evening of World class boxing where Quigg defends his WBA World Super Bantamweight title against former IBF king Martinez while...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricky Hatton: Terry Flanagan is a tremendous fighter, I’ll be proud to see him crowned a champ in Manchester

Manchester’s original Hitman Ricky Hatton says Terry Flanagan will be crowned the new Hitman if he takes down Jose Zepeda on Saturday July 11th at the Manchester Velodrome. The British boxing legend is backing Flanagan to emerge victorious in his showdown with the American in the tenth anniversary year of his own sensational victory against then pound-for-pound rated Kostya Tszyu...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Relive Kostya Tszyu vs. Ricky Hatton on 10th anniversary

On June 4, 2005, Kostya Tszyu came to Manchester, England, to take on the unbeaten Ricky Hatton in front of his raucous fans. Tszyu was the favorite in this fight, but Hatton wouldn’t be denied. He mauled and brawled and charged, and he was able to take Tszyu out of his rhythm while wearing him down over the course of the fight. The 4-1 favorite couldn’t hang with the relentless...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Terry Flanagan & Jose Zepeda quotes on July title clash

Manchester star Terry Flanagan sneaked ringside for Ricky Hatton’s epic fight against Kostya Tszyu a decade ago and now looks to be crowned champion himself in his home city. Flanagan challenges for the Vacant WBO Lightweight title against Jose Zepeda on Saturday July 114th at the Manchester Velodrome. Right here, hear from both Flanagan and Zepeda on the bout. As a 15-year-old...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The 2015 Boxing Promoter Evaluation: Frank Warren & Queensberry Promotions

In part two of our 2015 Boxing Promoter Evaluation we take a look at Frank Warren. Warren has been promoting for decades within the UK, working with some of the top UK boxing’s top names. How will he fare compared to major rival, Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom? Read on and find out. Star Names Warren has seen some of his biggest attractions pilfered by Matchroom throughout recent...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Terry Flanagan seeks world title on July 11 in Manchester

Terry Flanagan aims to be crowned WBO Lightweight titleholder in front of his home fans when he faces Jose Zepeda on Saturday July 11th at the Velodrome in Manchester. With this year being the 10th Anniversary of Manchester idol Ricky Hatton’s epic win over Kostya Tsyzu, Flanagan will be looking to emulate his hero and deliver a similar performance against dangerous Zepeda to win...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Hank Lundy preparing for Mauricio Herrera on July 11th, working with former trainer Ramey

From shopping for rings to stepping inside of one, 2015 figures to be a prominent chapter in the story of Philadelphia’s “Hammerin’” Hank Lundy. Six days after he walks down the aisle to tie the knot with his longtime fiancée, Valerie, Lundy will step back into the ring to face super lightweight contender Mauricio Herrera in the 10-round main event of Golden Boy Promotions’...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mayweather once ordered pilot to pass Ricky Hatton’s plane

Former boxer Ricky Hatton has an unreal story about Floyd Mayweather Jr. that is just so good it’s almost unbelievable. Hatton, who was undefeated until Mayweather knocked him out in the 10th round of their 2007 fight (back when Floyd actually hit his opponents), has written a new book and an anecdote he told about...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricky Hatton says Floyd Mayweather tried to race him using an airplane

I think we all know that Floyd Mayweather is very sensitive when he thinks he has a chance to lose at anything. He has proved it time and time again, which is very funny considering how much money he has.  But this story about the pound for pound champion is on another level. Former boxing champion Ricky Hatton did an interview in UK recently and talked about his fight with Mayweather...
Via No Guts, No Glory
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10: Floyd Mayweather’s Biggest Wins

Because past is prologue, it’s worthwhile to revisit it in advance of Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao, May 2 on pay-per-view. Here, we examine a list of Floyd Mayweather’s biggest wins, in reverse order from #10 to #1. By biggest here, we mean — the best opposition he defeated, based on that fighter’s form at the time, with deductions for debatable results. Next, we’ll...
Via Bloguin Best
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10: Floyd Mayweather’s Biggest Wins

Because past is prologue, it’s worthwhile to revisit it in advance of Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao, May 2 on pay-per-view. Here, we examine a list of Floyd Mayweather’s biggest wins, in reverse order from #10 to #1. By biggest here, we mean — the best opposition he defeated, based on that fighter’s form at the time, with deductions for debatable results. Next, we’ll...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Buffer to be in Sheffield to bring in Kell Brook & Jo Jo Dan

Michael Buffer is returning to Sheffield to bring Kell Brook and Jo Jo Dan to the ring as they clash for Brook’s IBF  Welterweight title on March 28. Buffer has worked in the Steel City twice for modern-day legends Prince Naseem Hamed and Ricky Hatton, and he’ll be the man to call defending champion Brook into the packed Motorpoint Arena to face-off against his mandatory challenger...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Lucas Browne waiting for world title shot

The undefeated Lucas Browne is hoping for a major title shot this year. At the same time, Browne would have the chance to become the first Australian to be named a heavyweight champion of the world. Having mainly fought in Australia and England during his career so far, Browne is a bit far away from a mega Las Vegas title bout. But just like those of us who dream of playing the...
Via Fight Hub TV
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricky Hatton talks Kell Brook getting big fights & Adam Etches breaking out

Ricky Hatton says Kell Brook will shine in his first IBF Welterweight title defense and land the big money fights he is chasing as he takes on mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan in ‘Unbreakable’ at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield on March 28. Brook defends the belt he ripped from Shawn Porter in Los Angeles last summer, and former two-weight World champion Hatton has added his...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Manny And Floyd Episode Two: It’s Still Good

If my teenage years taught me anything, it’s that waiting for something to happen for five years doesn’t mean it’s going to be good. In fact, it’s probably going to be disappointing, a bit shameful and over very quickly. This week’s episode of Manny and Floyd, the podcast all about the big fight, takes a look at expectation. Are they the surest way to disappointment? Is...
Via Bloguin Best
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Part 2: Pacquiao outdoes Mayweather and becomes boxing’s king

Floyd Mayweather had been “retired” for a year following his stoppage of popular English brawler Ricky Hatton. Although he had left the sport, the consensus was that this was only a temporary departure. He would be compelled to return in late 2009, but in the short while he was away the sport as we knew it changed. Check out part 2 of our Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao series...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Part I: Mayweather becomes a Money star

In the lead-up to Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao’s mammoth May 2nd bout we will be reliving the dramatic moments and specific periods that led them both to this clash. In the first installment of our 10-part exclusive series on ProBoxing-Fans.com, the Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, we begin by casting our minds back to a time before Mayweather was the face of boxing. Part...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather announces fight with Manny Pacquiao

The Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight is official. Both Mayweather and Pacquiao have agreed to the megafight in Las Vegas on May 2. “What the world has been waiting for has arrived,” Mayweather wrote. “Mayweather vs. Pacquiao on May 2, 2015, is a done deal. I promised the fans we would get this done, and we did. We will make history on May 2nd. Don’t miss it! Mayweather...
Via Sports-Glory
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Billi Godoy: I’ve defeated Heiland & Baldomir, I’ll defeat Ryder

Billi Godoy says he’ll draw on his wins over Jorge Sebastien Heiland and Carlos Baldomir as he challenges John Ryder at The O2 on Saturday, January 31. The Argentine is looking to upset Ryder’s plans of bursting into the top ten of the WBO rankings and charging to a title shot this year, and the visitor believes beating former World champion Baldomir and fellow countryman Heiland...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

British Beat: Stuart Hall And Randy Caballero Create Monte Carlo Malaise

Despite its depleted press ranks who continue to deliver a procession of poison-tipped darts — at times with the eagerness of a kid armed with a plastic toy bow; sometimes withering, occasionally humorous, generally ineffective — boxing continues its descent into a state as indecipherable as Hilbert’s sixteenth problem. A case in point unfolds this weekend, at the Salle des...
Via The Queensbury Rules
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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