To this day, if you speak to a big Ricky Hatton fan, chances are pretty big they will tell you the following – “Joe Cortez cost Ricky the fight with Floyd Mayweather,” they say, or words to that effect.… read full article “Did Referee Cortez Really Prevent Ricky Hatton From Fighting His Fight Against Mayweather?”
As fight fans know, it’s 15 years since British boxing superstar Ricky Hatton scored the big upset, reached the pinnacle of his career, and became a genuine star all over the world. In Manchester, “Hitman” Hatton, at his peak, stopped Kostya Tszyu to become the main man at 140 pounds, as well as a Pound-for-pound entrant.… read full article “Ricky Hatton: The Night I Beat Kostya Tszyu, I Think I’d Have Beaten Anyone Including Floyd Mayweather”
“People Tell Me It Was Their Best Night In Manchester”
There have been some great fight nights in the city of Manchester in the UK over the years, but for many the night of June 5th, 2005 ranks as THE greatest.… read full article “Ricky Hatton Looks Back On His Epic Win Over Kostya Tszyu”
SHOWTIME Sports will continue to present classic bouts from its vast archive of world championship fights every Friday at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME throughout May. SHOWTIME BOXING CLASSICS will also be available via the SHOWTIME streaming service and SHOWTIME ANYTIME®.… read full article “Legendary fights on Showtime Boxing Classics starting this Friday”
Who can resist a Top-10. Of Anything? Such a list, such an opinion, pulls a reader in, ready to debate, and strongly disagree. Seldom can any Top-10 list of anything make everyone who reads it happily, which brings us to the new Top-10 the boxing experts at Sun Sport have released: The Best British Pound-for-Pound Fighters Of The Last 30 Years.… read full article “The Best British P4P Fighters Of The Last 30 Years – A List From Sun Sport”
HALL OF FAME promoter Frank Warren has held the final press conference for Daniel Dubois (11-0, 10KOs) and Nathan Gorman (16-0, 11KOs) ahead of the unbeaten pair clashing on Saturday night (July 13) for the vacant British heavyweight title at London’s o2 Arena, live on BT Sport.… read full article “Daniel Dubois – Nathan Gorman Final Press Conference Quotes”
DANIEL DUBOIS SUSPECTS there might be a little bit of jealousy from the Nathan Gorman camp over the spotlight and profile he has generated since turning professional.
The two top young heavies in the business are set for a huge collision at the o2 Arena on July 13 with the coveted British heavyweight title at stake.… read full article “Dubois: Gorman Has Become A Hater”
It was the worst night of British superstar Ricky Hatton’s career, and it was one of the best, most electrifying nights of global superstar Manny Pacquiao’s career. The two met a decade ago today in Las Vegas, and the fight, as big as it was, proved that no major world title needs to be on the line for a fight to have serious magnitude to it (the fledgling IBO belt was at stake only).… read full article “Ten Years Ago Today: When Pac-Man Met The Hitman – and carnage ensued”
BRITISH boxing great Ricky Hatton has warned Josh Warrington that he faces the fight of his life against Kid Galahad.
Warrington makes the second defence of his IBF world featherweight title against mandatory challenger, Galahad at the First Direct Arena, Leeds on Saturday June 15.… read full article “Hatton Tells Warrington: Prepare For Your Toughest Night”
The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today two-division world champion Ricky “The Hitman” Hatton will attend the Hall of Fame’s milestone 30th Anniversary celebration during the 2019 Hall of Fame Weekend, June 6-9th.
“I’m very honored to be invited to the 30th anniversary of the Hall of Fame in Canastota.… read full article “Ricky Hatton To Attend HOF’s 30th Anniversary Celebration”