Scottish boxing hero Ricky Burns will headline Glasgow’s number one shopping experience the St. Enoch Centre on Saturday 8th September for an action-packed, free-to-watch, public work-out ahead of his big world title defence against English rival Kevin Mitchell.
World Boxing Organization (WBO) World Lightweight Champion Burns is deep in preparations for his showdown with Mitchell at the SECC on Saturday 22nd September, live on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).
Burns, the first boxer to win world titles at two weights in twenty years, put his name with the greats of Scottish boxing with sensational wins over Roman Martinez and Michael Katsidis, but tough former world title challenger Mitchell is his toughest fight to date.
Surprisingly, despite Burns’ iconic stature in Scotland, he still has a Saturday morning job at a sports shop in his hometown of Coatbridge and has booked the morning off work to thrill shoppers at St Enoch with a power packed training session.
“The Scottish fans are fantastic and have given me tremendous support on the way to winning two world titles at two weights and I’m happy that I can give them something back with a public training session at the St. Enoch Centre,” Said Burns.
“I’ve got the morning off work to especially come down so I’m looking forward to putting on a special hard-hitting session to show how preparations are going for the big night at the SECC which is one of the biggest in Scottish sporting history,”
Date: Saturday 8th September
Where: St Enoch Centre, St Enoch Square, Glasgow, G1 4BW
Time: 11am start