Boxing legend and former light-welterweight king Ricky Hatton was in my hometown of York, England yesterday, the Manchester warrior a guest of honour at a dinner. Joined by York hero and former European, British and Commonwealth super-middleweight champ Henry Wharton, Hatton mingled with fans, posed for photos, signed autographs and then took to the microphone to speak about his fantastic career. Continue reading
HATTON ACADEMY is pleased to announce that fight fans have been given another chance to train with four-time world boxing champion Ricky Hatton this January.
Due to places on Hatton’s December 20 workshop selling out in just four days, ‘The Hitman’ has agreed to host a further session at Hatton Health and Fitness in Hyde, Greater Manchester on Friday January 17. Continue reading
IRISH sensation Ryan Burnett says his preparation for next fight could not have gone any better.
RICKY HATTON has helped his charge Ryan Burnett improve his training by getting in the ring and sparring him himself.
Fight fans and fitness fanatics will get a rare chance to be put through their passes by four-time world boxing champion Ricky Hatton next month when he hosts his Hatton Academy workshop on the Emerald Isle for the first time.
Over the course of three hours ‘The Hitman’ will show participants the circuits he used during his glittering career at the City Centre Gym in Belfast on October 17. Continue reading
Four-time world boxing champion Ricky Hatton will do a live question and answer session on his Hatton Academy at this year’s Leisure Industry Week (LIW) at the NEC in Birmingham. Continue reading
Four-time world champion Ricky ‘Hitman’ Hatton is taking his popular Hatton Academy to Ireland
Launched earlier this year, the academy aims to teach fitness instructors, personal trainers and boxing coaches on ways they can improve their teaching methods and skills.
It is the only boxing fitness course to have official accreditation from the Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE), the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) and the Register of Exercise Professionals (REP). Continue reading
HATTON PROMOTIONS prospects Ryan Burnett and Zhanat Zhakiyanov proved why they are earning names for themselves in the bantamweight division on Friday night.
The Ricky Hatton-trained punchers scored impressive stoppages over their respective foes on a show promoted in association with Jane Wilton at the Holiday Inn in Belfast.
Zhakiyanov (20-1) kept busy ahead of his likely European title challenge against Stephane Jamoye by becoming the first fighter to halt Spain-based Nicaraguan Michael Escobar.
The Kazakhstani, fighting under the stewardship of Hatton for the first time, hurt his opponent on several occasions before the referee stepped in during the fourth round. Continue reading
RICKY HATTON is delighted to have found a new home for his Hatton Promotions stable.
‘The Hitman’ has agreed a co-promotional deal with Frank Warren which will see the company’s stars, including the likes of Martin Murray, Gary Buckland and Sergey Rabchenko, box exclusively on the specialist network BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546). Continue reading
RICKY HATTON has jetted around the world in recent weeks, proving his is now a worldwide promoter.
The former two weight world champion has gained stamps in his passport in four continents, but he says all the travelling has been worthwhile. Continue reading