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Burns, Fana Are On The Same Page With Unification

Ricky Burns has received a boost in his quest for a unification fight later this year.

IBF champion and new world number one Mzonke Fana seems keen on the idea.

The 37-year-old South African's management team have indicated they would be open to offers.

Fana has a 30-4-1 (12) record, and although those stats are impressive, he looks beatable.

Burns is in action again on March 12 at the Braehead Arena, Glasgow, when he defends his WBO super-featherweight title against another African, Joseph Laryea.

He made no secret of his desire to challenge Fana - or another of the super-featherweight champions - earlier this year.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by shade darkar on 02-12-2011

nice. if burns can get past laryea if thats his name and then win this unification then that would be bonkers! not in the sense of the opponents, in the sense that its ricky burns, unified champ!

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