Andrew Wake | 25.05.13 05:41
Irish prospect Ryan Burnett makes his professional debut
in Liverpool against Laszlo Nemesapti Jr.
Andrew Wake | 25.05.13 04:34
RYAN BURNETT has proven an
instant hit in the professional side of the sport.
The Belfast debutant needed
just 74 seconds to blast out Hungary's Laszlo Nemesapati Jr at the
Olympia in Liverpool on Friday night (May 24).
Burnett, who is trained his
four-time world champion Ricky Hatton, boxed coolly in the
opening seconds before hurting the visitor with a barrage of shots
and then finishing things with the type of left hook to the ribs
that 'The Hitman' himself would have b...
Andrew Wake | 23.05.13 10:58
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.
Zhakiyanov has won 12 of his 19 victories by knockout and is the
current mandatory challenger to EBU titlist Stephane Jamoye.
"I'm very happy and very proud ...
Andrew Wake | 23.05.13 12:49
Irish prospect Ryan Burnett talks to Hatton Boxing about
his debut in Liverpool this week.
Andrew Wake | 22.05.13 01:27
Ricky gives his thoughts on Floyd Mayweather Jnr at his Hatton
Andrew Wake | 14.05.13 10:52
ADAM LITTLE intends on stealing the show when he boxes on VIP
Promotions' card at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool on June 7.
The Kirkham prospect, 22, has been out of action since last
October due to a hand injury, but after undergoing surgery he is
keen to make up for lost time.
"This fight is a big thing for me and I'm really looking forward
to showing people what I can do with two hands," he said.
"People do know I've had an injury and my performances haven't
been as good a...
Andrew Wake | 13.05.13 07:12
Ricky Hatton puts a number of eager fitness fanatics
through their paces at Hatton Health and Fitness.
Andrew Wake | 09.05.13 05:51
Ricky Hatton today got his running shoes on and joined the first
part of a charity run in memory of PCs Fiona Bone and Nicola
Hughes, who were killed while attending a 999 call last year.
"The Hitman" jogged alongside Pc Steve Phillips, who is running
from Hyde to Bournemouth in order to raise funds for the Police
Steve is looking to cover the 200 mile distance in just five
Also on the first leg of the run this morning was the chief
constable of Greater...
Andrew Wake | 09.05.13 11:54
RYAN BURNETT believes he'll take to the professional side of the
sport like the proverbial duck to water.
The Belfast prospect boxes for the first time without the vest
and head guard on a show held in association with Steve Wood's VIP
Promotions at the Olympia in Liverpool on May 24.
And feels the time he's spent in the gym with trainer Ricky
Hatton will help him make a perfect start.
"I think it'll come natural to me because I've prepared myself
for so long for it," the 20-y...
Andrew Wake | 06.05.13 05:10
See Adam Little's stunning first round stoppage of Martin Shaw
from early last year.