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Burns-Mitchell Officials Announced

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announces today the referee and judges who will work this Saturday, September 22, in the lighteweight title bout between champion Ricky Burns and #2 ranked Kevin Mitchell, to be held at the Scottish Exhibition Centre in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, in a Frank Warren Promotions presentation.

Valcarcel reported that for the second defense of Burns’ (34-2, 9 KOs) 135lb belt, against his fellow countryman Mitchell (33-1, 24 KOs), the referee will be Phil Edwards.

Meanwhile, the judges for the Burns-Mitchell fight are Terry O’Connor, Richie Davies and Dave Parris, all three from United Kingdom. WBO supervisor for this bout will be Dennis Gilmartin.

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