By Marcus Richardson: Sky Sports is reporting that Ricky Hatton has decided to end his boxing career and retire following his loss tonight to Vyacheslav Senchenko. Hatton was taken out with a left hand body shot in the 9th round tonight at the Manchester, England. It was Hatton’s first fight in over 3 1/2 years, and he fought fairly well for someone coming off of that kind of a layoff. After the fight Hatton said … Read Article
By Michael Collins: Ricky Hatton’s first fight in his comeback will be against former WBA World welterweight champion Vyacheslav Senchenko on November 24th in Manchester, England. This fight is only the beginning for the 33-year-old Hatton, however, because he intends on going after the top world champions to pick up their titles if possible. WBA World welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi will likely be Hatton’s first stop after he beats #5 WBA Senchenko on November 24th. … Read Article
By Padraig Ivory: I once saw a black and white photo of Ricky Hatton as he lay unconscious after his last bout in 2009. His ripped abdominal muscles almost gave a cobblestone appearance to the Las Vegas canvas. It was a devastating knockout of the raucously supported English favourite. Now three years later ‘The Hitman’ is preparing both physically and mentally to re-enter the boxing ring.
Envision the early runs. The dew unevenly evaporating from … Read Article
Ricky ‘The Hitman’ Hatton will make his long-awaited comeback to the ring against Vyacheslav Senchenko on November 24.
The former two-weight World Champion announced his return to the ring earlier this month and has now booked a matchup with the 35-year-old Ukrainian.
Hatton, who has been in strict training for several months, and Senchenko will fight over ten rounds at welterweight at the Manchester Arena.
Senchenko has an impressive record to his name, losing just … Read Article