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Burns defends WBO lightweight strap against Mitchell on 9/22

Legendary ring announcer Michael Buffer says Glasgow will be bigger than boxing's capital Las Vegas when World Boxing Organization (WBO) World Lightweight Champion Ricky Burns and Kevin Mitchell clash at the SECC on Saturday 22nd September. Buffer has swapped the bright lights of Sin City for the hard streets of Glasgow and will belt out his immortal phrase "Lets Get Ready To Rumble" moments before [...]

Kevin Mitchell to make appearance on Saturday

World Boxing Organization (WBO) World Lightweight title challenger Kevin Mitchell will do a pre-match pitch appearance at West Ham United’s home game against Fulham this Saturday. The Dagenham Destroyer, a big Hammers’ fan who fought Michael Katsidis for the world title at the Boleyn Ground in May 2010, will be announced to the crowd ahead of his second world title attempt against WBO World [...]

Ricky Burns to give public workout on September 8th

Scottish boxing hero Ricky Burns will headline Glasgow’s number one shopping experience the St. Enoch Centre on Saturday 8th September for an action-packed, free-to-watch, public work-out ahead of his big world title defence against English rival Kevin Mitchell. World Boxing Organization (WBO) World Lightweight Champion Burns is deep in preparations for his showdown with Mitchell at the SECC on [...]

Kevin Mitchell selling t-shirts as he gets ready for Ricky Burns fight

WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Champion Kevin Mitchell today launched his own clothing and fightwear brand, with a limited edition T-Shirt created especially for his upcoming World Title showdown with Ricky Burns, which takes place at the SECC in Glasgow next month. The T-Shirt, which features an image of a celebrating Kevin on the front, goes on sale today at the TRAD TKO Boxing Gym shop, as [...]

Ricky Burns looking forward to fight against Kevin Mitchell on September 22nd

Ricky Burns has been getting fired-up for his showdown with English rival Kevin Mitchell by watching Scotland's epic 1990 Five Nations victory over England. The Scottish star puts his World Boxing Organization (WBO) World Lightweight title on the line in a Battle of Britain against Mitchell at Glasgow's SECC on Saturday 22nd September, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546). Burns [...]

Simpson faces Davies on Burns vs. Mitchell undercard on 9/22

All-action John Simpson will make the first defence of his Celtic Super-Featherweight title on the big Ricky Burns-Kevin Mitchell world title card at Glasgow’s SECC on Saturday 22nd September. Simpson, a former Commonwealth and three-time British Champion, beat previous conqueror Paul Appleby in a thrilling contest in June to win the title with a stunning sixth round stoppage. And he’s [...]

Kevin Mitchell looking forward to Ricky Burns fight

World Boxing Organization (WBO) World Lightweight title challenger Kevin Mitchell has been inspired by watching the first ever female Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams. The Dagenham Destroyer is hard in training for his second world title attempt on Saturday 22nd September at Glasgow’s SECC against world champion Ricky Burns and says watching flyweight Adams make history has fired him up for [...]

Burns vs. Mitchell: Ricky’s size should be enough for him to easily win this

By Marcus Richardson: WBO lightweight champion Ricky Burns (34-2, 9 KO's) defends his title next month against #1 WBO Kevin Mitchell (33-1, 24 KO's) on September 22nd in Glasgow, Scotland. On paper, this fight appears to be pretty evenly matched between two good but far from great lightweights. However, this could turn out to be a blowout if Burns comes in as the much heavier fighter. Burns has looked [...]