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Watt impressed with Ricky Burns’ performance against Figueroa

By Scott Gilfoid: Sky Sports commentator Jim Watt really liked what he saw from the 32-year-old Ricky Burns (37-5-1, 11 KOs) last Saturday in his 12 round unanimous decision loss to former WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa (25-0-1, 18 KOs) at the State Farm Arena, in Hidalgo, Texas, USA.  → read full story

Burns complains about Figueroa’s holding

By Scott Gilfoid: British lightweight Ricky Burns (37-5-1, 11 KOs) ruined his chance of winning tonight against Omar Figueroa (25-0-1, 18 KOs) by holding too frequently and winding up getting docked twice by the referee in losing by a 12 round unanimous decision on Premier Boxing Champions on CBS from the State Farm Arena in […]

McGuigan sees Ricky Burns with tough fight against Figueroa tonight

By Scott Gilfoid: Barry McGuigan has his doubts whether former two division world champion Ricky Burns (37-4-1, 11 KOs) will be able to pull off an upset tonight in his fight at light welterweight against the young 25-year-old former WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa (24-0-1, 18 KOs) on CBS on Premier Boxing Champions at the […]

Burns: People think I’m just an opponent for Figueroa

By Scott Gilfoid: Scotland native Ricky Burns (37-4-1, 11 KOs) is all bent out of shape that he’s seen as the sacrificial lamb for Saturday’s fight against former WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa (24-0-1, 18 KOs) in their fight at the State Farm Arena, in Hidalgo, Texas, USA.  → read full story

Ricky Burns faces tough test against Omar Figueroa on May 9th in Texas

By Scott Gilfoid: In what has to be seen as a last ditch effort to try and revive his career, former two division world champion Ricky Burns (37-4-1, 11 KOs) will be back in the ring in the next two months to face former WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa Jr (24-0-1, 18 KOs) on May […]

Ricky Burns vs. Omar Figueroa on May 9th in San Antonio, Texas

By Scott Gilfoid: In a battle for former champions, Ricky Burns (37-4-1, 11 KOs) will be facing former WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa (24-0-1, 18 KOs) on May 9th in San Antonio, Texas.  → read full story

Figueroa talks Estrada fight

OMAR “PANTERITA” FIGUEROA JR., WBC Lightweight World Champion “It’s an honor to represent the people in my hometown.  → read full story

Berto – Soto Karass & Keith Thurman press conference quotes for July 27th fight card

ANDRE BERTO, Former Two-Time Welterweight World Champion “I’m looking forward to this challenge on July 27.  → read full story

Figueroa Jr-Cotto on 4/20 on Canelo vs. Trout card at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio (April 3) Over 30,000 fans packing the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday, April 20 for the Super Welterweight World Championship Unification showdown between Canelo Alvarez and Austin Trout will have another reason to cheer, as the evening’s co-main event will feature a clash of unbeaten lightweights when Weslaco, Texas’ Omar Figueroa […]

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