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Hatton: If It's Not There on Nov. 24th, I Will Walk Away

Ricky Hatton says he will quit boxing for good if he wins a world title during the second chapter of his career.

And he told The Daily Telegraph he would also reconsider his comeback should he underperform on his return against Vyacheslav Senchenko.

"If I win a world title that will be it, I will walk away," said the 34-year-old, who makes his ring return in a 10-rounder next month.

"But win lose or draw on November 24 if it's not there, and if I'm not up to it, I'll walk away, too. I'll have done what I needed to."

Hatton won world titles at light-welterweight and welterweight in the middle of the last decade but has not fought since being knocked out by Manny Pacquiao in 2009.

He is returning at the higher division and claims to be 10lb off the limit of 147 just over a month before the fight.

Victory over Senchenko will immediately place the 'Hitman' back towards the top of the world rankings with the promise of a title shot within 12 months.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Weebler I on 10-20-2012

[QUOTE=BoxngLove;12621865][B]Ricky will not retire if he becomes champ again. It's an empty promise[/B] like the one he did when he said he was done boxing.[/QUOTE] Well it wasn't a promise but rather a statement, but I hope you're right. I…

Comment by BoxngLove on 10-20-2012

I am surprised the WBC Brass Belt isn't up for grabs in this fight. THe WWF intercontinental Welterweight title was just vacated, I think. Ricky will not retire if he becomes champ again. It's an empty promise like the one…

Comment by Rikanlynx86 on 10-20-2012

War hitman!!!

Comment by Uncle Rodge on 10-20-2012

[QUOTE=Medved;12621479]He should use the traditional UK David Haye excuse for getting fights, you know where you dont face anyone to get a shot at a title but you just cry about reitiring and saying if you dont get it you…

Comment by Medved on 10-20-2012

He should use the traditional UK David Haye excuse for getting fights, you know where you dont face anyone to get a shot at a title but you just cry about reitiring and saying if you dont get it you…

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