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How Good could Ricky Hatton have Been Under a Top Trainer?

By Rob Blakeman: Ricky Hatton was the greatest best piece of luck his trainer Billy Graham ever had, let’s be honest. Hatton had a natural aggression and a certain amount of athleticism and in all probability would have done well with any trainer. But I wonder how good he might have been if he had […]

Hatton: Relikh did enough to beat Burns

By Scott Gilfoid: Trainer Ricky Hatton believes that his fighter Kiryl Relikh (21-1, 19 KOs) did enough to deserve a narrow 12 round unanimous decision against WBA World 140lb champion Ricky Burns (41-5-1, 14 KOs) last Saturday night at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. Like a lot of boxing fans, Hatton was absolutely shocked […]

Relikh will beat Burns tonight, says Hatton

By Scott Gilfoid: If trainer Ricky Hatton gets his wish, unbeaten #1 WBA challenger Kiryl Relikh (21-0, 19 KOs) will send WBA World light welterweight champion Ricky Burns (40-5-1, 14 KOs) skittering down to defeat tonight in their match at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. Hatton thinks the 26-year-old Relikh will break some hearts […]

Ricky Hatton: Mixed emotions if his fighter Kiryl Relikh beats Ricky Burns tonight

RICKY HATTON admits he will have some mixed emotions if his fighter Kiryl Relikh beats Ricky Burns tonight. Relikh has the chance to win a title Hatton once himself held when he challenges for the WBA super-lightweight crown at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow. And while training a fighter to world championship glory will be […]

Ryan Rhodes: Facing Ricky Hatton Will Be Weird

RYAN RHODES admits it will be somewhat surreal to see his former promoter in the corner opposite him this Saturday night (October 1). Rhodes pits his giant heavyweight David Howe against Ricky Hatton prospect Nathan Gorman for the vacant Central Area title at the Fenton Manor in Stoke.… Read

Crolla vs. Linares: Hatton picks Anthony to win

By Scott Gilfoid: Ricky Hatton is picking WBA World lightweight champion Anthony Crolla (31-4-3, 13 KOs) to successfully defend his WBA title on Saturday night against challenger Jorge Linares (40-3, 27 KOs) at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK. Hatton doesn’t really say why he thinks the 29-year-old Crolla will win the fight other than […]

Ricky Hatton has backed Anthony Crolla to become the first Englishman to win the Ring Magazine Lightweight title

Ricky Hatton has backed Anthony Crolla to become the first Englishman to win the Ring Magazine Lightweight title in his unification blockbuster with Jorge Linares at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports. Hatton landed the Junior-Welterweight strap in the same arena in June 2005 when he forced Kostya Tszyu to quit […]

Hatton: Brook is Golovkin’s toughest test

By Scott Gilfoid: Former two division world champion Ricky Hatton says IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin is on the verge of facing his toughest test of his 10-year pro career this Saturday night on September 10 against Britain’s Kell Brook (36-0, 25 KOs) at the O2 Arena in London, England. Hatton isn’t ruling out […]

Hatton doubts Brook can beat Golovkin

(Photo credit: Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME) By Patrick McHugh: Former two division world champion Ricky Hatton believes that welterweight Kell Brook will do well for a few rounds in his title challenge against IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (35-0 32 KOs) in their fight on September 10, but ultimately, Golovkin’s size, power and punching ability will […]

Ricky Hatton: Kiryl Relikh is ready for world title shot

RICKY HATTON believes Kiryl Relikh should be granted a shot at the WBA super-lightweight title following his demolition of Brazil’s Joaquin Carneiro Batista in Bolton, England on Friday night (May 13). The hard-hitting Belarusian, defending successfully his WBA Intercontinental super-lightweight title, was dominant from the outset and rocked Carneiro’s head back several times.… Read

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