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Hatton vs El Massoudi Close For The WBA's Interim Title

By Chris LaBate

According to the Manchester Evening News, Matthew Hatton (42-5-2, 16KOs) is close to a deal to challenge Ismael El Massoudi (36-3, 14KOs) for the WBA's interim-welterweight title. El Massoudi won the title with a twelfth round stoppage of veteran Souleymane M'baye in July. Hatton hopes to beat El Massoudi in order to force a championship fight for the full crown, currently held by Vyacheslav Senchenko. The long term goal for Hatton, is to capture a major title at 147 and use it as a bargaining chip to set up a future fight with Amir Khan.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by vcvc on 10-06-2011

EL Massoudi will do it for Morocco!!!

Comment by Leohappy on 10-06-2011

WBA is a complete joke. they are working around senchenko with the interim title, because they know senchenko won't defend outside of his home place donetsk. so they are going to give a gift to hatton, who's going to hand…

Comment by GRANDSLAM on 10-06-2011

[QUOTE=NoLove;11259414]Why are the WBA allowing this. Pretty sure Hatton isnt in the top 10 with the WBA and if he is how the hell did he get there?[/QUOTE] I think he probably is and if he isn't then all they'll…

Comment by NoLove on 10-06-2011

Why are the WBA allowing this. Pretty sure Hatton isnt in the top 10 with the WBA and if he is how the hell did he get there?

Comment by Trigg on 10-06-2011

I'd rather scrape nettles across my scrotum than watch Matthew Hatton fight

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