Hatton vs. Pacquiao
By William Mackay: Former two division world champion Ricky Hatton is still going over the trauma of his loss to Manny Pacquiao and how he felt he was overtrained for the fight. It’s pretty sad stuff given how Hatton chose to quit rather than continue on with his career.
By Sean McDaniel: Former two division world champion Ricky Hatton admitted that he thought of ending his life after his 2nd round TKO loss to Manny Pacquiao in 2009. Hatton’s life truly hit rock bottom at that moment to the point where visions of suicide floated around Hatton’s head.
By Sean McDaniel: Former two division world champion Ricky Hatton says he wishes he had Manny Pacquiao agreeing to the same testing rules as he did for his two failed bouts with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Speaking to the thenational.ae, Hatton said “I could have had those rules, but I wasn’t bothered. Maybe in hindsight, I […]
By Jason Kim: Ricky Hatton’s been depressed since his 2nd round blowout loss to Manny Pacquiao last year in May 2009. This week Hatton caught snorting lines of what appears to be cocaine in a Manchester hotel room. Hatton is now in a drug treatment clinic to have his drug problem taken care of.
By Chris Williams: I don’t know about you but I’m now looking at Manny Pacquiao’s win over Ricky Hatton as somehow tainted after seeing Hatton snorting line after line of what appeared to be cocaine in the New of the World sting this week. The way that Hatton expertly snorted up those lines and with […]
By William Mackay: A lot of people wonder why Ricky Hatton was so easily destroyed by Manny Pacquiao last year in his two round blowout to the Filipino star. Hatton’s trainer at the time, Floyd Mayweather Sr., gives a number of reasons why he feels that Hatton was beaten by Pacquiao in an article by […]
By William Mackay: It’s been ages sine Ricky Hatton (45-2, 32 KO’s) last fought. In fact, it’s been 14 months since Hatton was blasted into unconsciousness in a 2nd round knockout loss to Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd, 2009. I would have never guessed in a million years that Hatton would be knocked out so […]
By Ted Sares: 1. Fighter of the Year: Manny Pacquiao An easy choice this year. After retiring Oscar De La Hoya late in 2008, he rendered unconscious Ricky Hatton in two and then stopped Miguel Cotto after he finally chased him down in the 12th round. Manny is THE event fighter in boxing going into […]
By Liam “The Boxing Expert” Santiago: In a recent interview with Sky sports news, the Manchester warrior Ricky Hatton claimed that he was winning the second round against Pacquiao “by a mile.” I absolutely agree with the big punching pressure fighter and only for that one lucky blow that Pacquiao landed, who knows what would […]
By Liam Santiago: My recent claims that Hatton lost to Manny Pacquiao on 2nd May in Vegas as a result of bad preparation on his trainers part have been backed up by no other than the Hitman himself. It seems that if no one else, Ricky agrees with me and so does anyone else who […]
By Liam Santiago: It might seem completely crazy at first. Why would the Pacquiao camp even consider this you might be asking yourself. Why would Pacquiao give a rematch to someone he destroyed inside two rounds? Well, the answer is simple. Hatton’s mental focus had been destroyed and in training the Manchester warrior was left […]
By Liam Santiago: Ricky Hatton was in absolutely no state to be going anywhere near a boxing ring on May 2nd, in Las Vegas to take on Manny Pacquiao. His trainer, Floyd Mayweather Snr, proved to be as much use as a chocolate fireguard. Ricky may as well have had Homer Simpson in his corner. […]
By Jordan Taylor: Manny Pacquiao is being talked about as the greatest fighter on the planet; and rightly so, maybe even an all time great. Pacquiao has had some outstanding wins of late, most notably his awesome KO stoppage of England’s Ricky Hatton and the 8 round mauling of the legendary Oscar de La Hoya. […]
By William Mackay: Although many boxing fans and experts have pretty much written Ricky Hatton off as finished as a fighter, has anyone took the time to contemplate whether Hatton’s losses to Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. were more of an aberration rather than a sign that Hatton is shot as a fighter?
By William Mackay: While most of the boxing world feels that Ricky Hatton would have lost regardless of whether or not he followed his trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr’s game plan for fighting Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. still feels that Hatton would have done well enough to defeat Pacquiao if he had stuck to the […]
By Scott Gilfoid: If I read another story about how Hatton is still crying over his loss to Manny Pacquiao, I’m going to physically ill. If a 2nd round knockout loss to Pacquiao is so earth shattering to Hatton, then maybe he doesn’t belong in the sport of boxing after all. There are tons of […]
By Sean McDaniel: In an article from the Timesonline, Ricky Hatton says that he’s “embarrassed” about his 2nd round knockout loss to Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd, saying that he’s having problems getting out of bed in the morning. Hatton also is shy about having boxing fans see him, obviously still feeling the sting of […]
By Manuel Perez: Ricky Hatton was once the best fighter in the light welterweight division and considered to be one of the top fighters in all boxing. It’s hard to say that now after Hatton was torn apart by Manny Pacquiao last week, dropped three times and knocked completely out. Some people are predicting that […]
By William Mackay: In looking at the results of Ricky Hatton’s recent fight with Manny Pacquiao, I’m starting to come to the conclusion that Hatton is an old dog that can’t learn new tricks and might beyond the point of being able to take training. Despite having one of the best trainers in boxing, Hatton […]
By Scott Gilfoid: All these so-called boxing experts saying that Ricky Hatton has lost his ability to take a punch are a million miles off in diagnosing Hatton’s real problem. If you want to know the real problem it’s Hatton’s inability to see the punches coming. That’s the real reason that Hatton lost to both […]
By William Mackay: Right now, pretty much everyone has given up on Ricky Hatton and considered him a shot fighter after his 2nd round KO loss to Manny Pacquiao last Saturday night. Pacquiao dominated the short two rounds of the fight, and ended the bout with a hard left hand in the 2nd that knocked […]
By Shaun Campbell: Is it time for Ricky ‘The Hitman’ Hatton to retire? Firstly, both the British and American public would see no shame in Hatton hanging up his gloves to enjoy his retirement with his family. Ricky being a very family-orientated guy, needs to strongly think about his little boy Campbell and fiancée Jennifer […]
By William Mackay: In an article from Setanta Sports, Manny Pacquiao is quoted as “(Ricky’s) time has passed already, so it’s my time.” Talking about kicking a dog while he’s down. Ricky Hatton was humiliated by Manny Pacquiao in a 2nd round knockout last Saturday night, and now finds himself pondering his future options. Pacquiao […]
By William Mackay: With Ricky Hatton’s disastrous performance against Manny Pacquiao last weekend, there have been rumblings about Hatton having problems with his trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. before the bout. Could Mayweather Sr. be the one to blame for Hatton’s bad performance against Pacquiao? After all, Mayweather Sr. did train Hatton and often time’s trainers […]
By Manuel Perez: I don’t care if Ricky Hatton lost by a 2nd round knockout to Manny Pacquiao last Saturday night, I think Hatton is still the better fighter of the two. The loss wasn’t about what Pacquiao did right, but rather how badly Hatton messed things up by employing the wrong tactics in the […]