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Billy Nelson

Nelson predicting victory for Ricky Burns over Kevin Mitchell

Billy Nelson’s role in steering Ricky Burns to world titles in two weight divisions must never be diminished. The Coatbridge star was a forlorn, twice defeated 23-year-old when residential care worker Nelson hopped onto the trainers saddle following ‘Rickster’s’ February 2007 British super-feather title loss to Carl Johanneson. Nineteen fights together since have brought 19 victories, the last half dozen in World Boxing Organization (WBO) world championships. Continue reading