|11-23-2012, 11:48 AM||#1|
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Comments Thread For: Hatton: I'm Back To Make People Proud of Me Again
Ricky Hatton is hopeful his tale of personal redemption has unified fans and critics alike ahead of his boxing return on Saturday night.
Hatton last stepped through the ropes three and a half years ago, when a two-round demolition inflicted by pound-for-pound superstar Manny Pacquiao left him brutally knocked out and mentally shattered.
A well-documented struggle with drink, drugs and weight gain followed and, as his once-close family ties broke down amid the strain, the 34-year-old's thoughts turned darkly towards suicide.
But since feeling the itch to embark upon a ring return, a familiar and often misguided urge for many of the sport's illustrious names, Hatton has painstakingly shed almost four and a half stone while based at his own Hyde gym under the watchful eye of veteran Manchester trainer Bob Shannon.
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|11-23-2012, 02:10 PM||#5|
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Redemption is good motivation, but he will eventually be forced to find something outside of boxing, and may be unable to do it.
|11-23-2012, 07:07 PM||#8|
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