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Ricky Hatton to show off his dancing feet this Saturday

RICKY HATTON might be best known for using his firsts, but this Saturday night he'll be showing off his dancing feet as he takes part in 'Let's Dance for Comic Relief', live on BBC One at 6.50pm. The Hitman will join comedians Tim Vine and Olivia Lee plus two other star acts in the first series of heats, with the general public voting for who they want to see go on to grand final on March 9. Ricky, [...]

Hatton hoping Rabchenko impresses against Nicchi on March 30th

SERGEY RABCHENKO is quickly closing in on a world title shot, but cannot afford to overlook his next task, says trainer Ricky Hatton. The unbeaten Belarusian, 26, will make the second defence of his European light-middleweight crown against Italian champion Adriano Nicchi in Monte Carlo on March 30. And the Hitman believes it’s a challenge his charge has to be fully focused on or a potential [...]

Ricky Hatton launces academy for personal trainers and fitness instructors

DESPITE being best known for his exploits in the ring, Ricky “Hitman” Hatton has further proven his ability to innovate out of it with the launch of the Hatton Academy. Alongside running his promotional company, Ricky has made a successful move into training, coaching Sergey Rabchenko to European title glory. And now he wants to pass his expertise on to fitness instructors, personal trainers [...]

Ricky Hatton And UFC Star Paul Sass Put Each other Through Their Paces

BRITISH UFC star Paul Sass believes he has some new moves to take into his next fight thanks to being put through his paces by Ricky Hatton. The Liverpudlian holds the world record for winning the most consecutive mixed martial arts contests by submission, but was keen to learn a few punches from the Hitman. And it was a mutually beneficial session has Hatton also got to try out some grappling techniques [...]

Hatton advising Pacquiao to retire

By Steve Mabbott: Ricky Hatton wants Manny Pacquiao to retire from boxing due to the bad KO loss that Pacquiao suffered last Saturday night at the hands of Juan Manuel Marquez. Hatton doesn’t see any point in Pacquiao dragging out his career at this point. Hatton told Sky Sports “The only advice I could give Manny Pacquiao is that his legacy is already secured. The thing is with us fighters [...]

Hatton stunned at seeing Pacquiao obliterated by Marquez

By Steve Mabbott: The one fighter that may have been the most shocked at seeing Manny Pacquiao taken completely apart by Juan Manuel Marquez, besides Pacquiao himself, was Ricky Hatton. Pacquiao has destroyed Hatton in 2 rounds in 2009, and dominated him throughout the short fight. But Hatton didn’t expect Marquez to knock Pacquiao out cold in the 6th round last Saturday night with his hard right [...]

Malignaggi loses chance for big money Hatton rematch

By Michael Collins: There's no question that Ricky Hatton (45-3, 32 KO's) is feeling pretty bad right about now after being stopped in the 9th round last Saturday night by former WBA World welterweight champion Vyacheslav Senchenko (33-1, 22 KO's) in front of his own fans in Manchester, England. That had to be painful experience for Hatton in more ways that one. However, one person who was probably [...]

“The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap – Hatton-Senchenko, Berto-Guerrero, Camacho

Blog Talk Radio’s, “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap” is proud to present a special “Macho Man, British Hitman, and West Coast Ghost” Edition tonight at 9:00 PM EST. Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 During the outset of tonight’s broadcast, we will be giving a special tribute to the late Hector “Macho” Camacho, who passed away yesterday morning under tragic circumstances. We [...]

Senchenko ends Hatton’s comeback; Guerrero defeats Berto; Thurman beats Quintana

Great night of boxing for both HBO and Showtime; Minutes away from a great comeback win, Hatton has liver failure Thurman continues to look impressive in stopping Quintana Two knockdowns too hard for Berto to overcome - Guerrero gets UD By Paul Strauss: Don't worry, Ricky's condition was temporary. It was due to a beautifully placed body shot [...]

Ricky Hatton gets KO’d by Vyacheslav Senchenko in 9

By Joseph Herron: After staging a valiant comeback from over three years of inactivity, Ricky Hatton (45-3, 32 KOs) was knocked out by a lethal shot to the liver via left hook from former WBA Welterweight Champion Vyacheslav Senchenko (33-1, 22 KOs) in the closing seconds of the ninth round in a scheduled ten round contest. To begin the contest, an exuberant “Hitman” excited the crowd by closing [...]