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News: Ricky Hatton Update; Abril vs. Bogere Ticket Alert

AFTER weeks of preparations, the day when Ricky Hatton shows his dance moves to the world in Let's Dance for Comic Relief has arrived and he needs your votes to keep him in the competition.

'The Hitman' will be up against comedian's Tim Vine and Olivia Lee as well as a number of soap stars and other celebrities in tonight's first heat.

And he knows he'll have to wow the public with his fancy feet if he is to progress to the grand finale on March 9.

"I'm hoping everyone will get behind me because I'm as determined to do well in this I was in boxing career," Ricky said.

"I've said before that my footwork was very underrated in the ring, and I think a few people will be surprised how well I move on the dance floor.

"The main thing, though, is that people support this good cause. Even if my moves let me down, I'll still be very proud to have been involved in such as worthy event."

Let's Dance for Comic Relief will be screened live on BBC One at 6.50pm this evening and will be hosted by Alex Jones and Steve Jones.

There will be six acts performing in total, with two progressing to the final.

Voting is by telephone and the numbers for each act will be given out during the show.

All money raised from audience votes will go to Comic Relief, which holds its fun-filled Red Nose Day on Friday March 15.

Since its launch in 1985, Comic Relief has raised more than £600 million for good causes both here in the UK and in Africa.

LAS VEGAS - Tickets for the WBA Lightweight World Championship between Richar Abril and Sharif "The Lion" Bogere taking place on Saturday, March 2 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas live on SHOWTIME go on sale tomorrow, Sunday, February 17 at noon PT. 
 
Unbeaten featherweight phenom Gary Russell Jr. will face Russia's Vyacheslav Gusev in the 10-round co-featured featherweight bout which will also be televised live on SHOWTIME.
 
Tickets priced at $150, $100, $75, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes, fees and services charges, along with a limited number of VIP suite seats priced at $125, go on sale Sunday, February 17 at noon PT and will be available for purchase at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, online at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000.

Abril vs.Bogere, a 12-round fight for the vacant WBA Lightweight World Championship, will take place Saturday, March 2 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.  The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, sponsored by Corona and will be televised live on SHOWTIME telecast beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast) with preliminary fights to air live on SHOWTIME EXTREME at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).  The co-main event will be a 10-round featherweight bout between undefeated phenom Gary Russell Jr. and Russia's Vyacheslav Gusev.

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