Ricky Hatton Boxing News
RICKY HATTON’S autobiography War and Peace has been included on the longlist for the 12th annual British Sports Book Awards. Co-written with Boxing News editor Tris Dixon, the book charts The Hitman’s incredible rise from a Manchester council estate to the bright lights of Las Vegas.
FOUR-TIME world boxing champion Ricky Hatton will host his first ever workshop in the Republic of Ireland on Thursday February 13.
By Dan Henderson: An article by fellow BN24 writer Olly Campbell caught my eye and it was regarding his top three fights in Britain in the last decade and it got me thinking about some of my favourite fights in Britain in the same period. I’m not criticizing Olly’s choices but I’d definitely have Ricky […]
By Olly Campbell: One of the things I love most about reading, and now writing for, BN24, is the nature of the fierce debate in the comments section after an article has been published. Like absolutely everything on the web, the contributions and input vary from the bizarre, stupid and ridiculous, to the sensible, intelligent […]
By Scott Gilfoid: There’s been some talk about how Amir Khan (28-3, 19 KO’s) will bring the same amount of interest to his proposed fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26 KO’s) than Ricky Hatton did when he fought Mayweather Jr. back in December of 2007. The Hatton-Mayweather fight brought in 850,000 PPV buys. At […]
By Scott Gilfoid: Former Floyd Mayweather Jr. victim Ricky Hatton believes that Amir Khan actually has a decent chance of beating Mayweather Jr. in their proposed fight on May 3rd next year in Las Vegas, Nevada. Although the fight hasn’t been made yet, it’s likely the one that Mayweather will choose to make due to […]
LONDON (19 Oct) – British boxing’s most decorated fighter of the modern era, Ricky Hatton, has tipped rising star Carl Frampton for greatness after admitting he sees himself in the Irish ace. The super-bantamweight faces off against Frenchman Jeremy Parodi this weekend in Belfast, in a fight which will see the victor get a shot […]
By Dan Ambrose: Former Floyd Mayweather Jr. victim Ricky Hatton is predicting a victory for Mayweather Jr. over WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez this Saturday, September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hatton sees Mayweather’s defensive skills, hand speed and his ability to move around the ring as being too […]
By @BoxingMuse: Since the announcement of Mayweather Jr’s and Pacquaio’s respective fights, the prospect and matter of these two legends finally boxing against each has been reiterated. Although the demand to see these two meet is not what is was prior to Marquez’s iconic knockout over Pacquiao, there is still massive interest in the matchup. […]
Four-time world champion Ricky ‘Hitman’ Hatton is taking his popular Hatton Academy to Ireland Launched earlier this year, the academy aims to teach fitness instructors, personal trainers and boxing coaches on ways they can improve their teaching methods and skills. It is the only boxing fitness course to have official accreditation from the Amateur Boxing […]
(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) By Dan Ambrose: Former two division world champion Ricky Hatton is picking Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26 KO’s) to top WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (42-0-1, 30 KO’s) on September 14th in their mega fight. Hatton likes the red-haired Canelo as a fighter, but he sees him as fitting […]
RICKY HATTON is delighted to have found a new home for his Hatton Promotions stable. ‘The Hitman’ has agreed a co-promotional deal with Frank Warren which will see the company’s stars, including the likes of Martin Murray, Gary Buckland and Sergey Rabchenko, box exclusively on the specialist network BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).
LEADING European bantamweight contender Zhanat Zhakiyanov has begun training with Ricky Hatton and his assistant Mike Jackson at Hatton Health and Fitness in Hyde. The big punching Kazakhstani has been part of Hatton Promotions’ stable since 2011 and feels a move to England will help him take his career to the next level.
RICKY HATTON says he cannot understand how Martin Murray didn’t emerge victorious against Sergio Martinez at the weekend. Murray blocked most of the Argentinian’s southpaw’s best punches in the early rounds before taking over the second half of the contest in front of more than 40,000 fans in Buenos Aires. The Englishman scored a knockdown […]
RICKY HATTON has jetted around the world in recent weeks, proving his is now a worldwide promoter. The former two weight world champion has gained stamps in his passport in four continents, but he says all the traveling has been worthwhile.