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 Last update:  7/16/2011       Read more by Alexey Sukachev         
   
Ricky Burns Blasts Through Injured Nicky Cook in One
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By Alexey Sukachev

Echo Arena, Liverpool - WBO super featherweight champion Ricky Burns (32-2, 9KOs) retained his title with a first round knockout of Nicky Cook (30-3, 16KOs). Cook, who has a history of back problems, appeared to have re-injured his back after being pushed backward from the first landed punch, which took place after only six seconds into the first round.

In the first few seconds, the first punch put Cook down. Cook started pointing to his back and telling the referee that he may have injured his back by twisting the wrong way from the shot. A moment later Cook was knocked down from a second combination. Cook, with obvious pain in his back, got up and tried to continue. Burns dropped him for a third time. Cook got up again, favoring his back and the corner threw in the towel to stop the fight.

Tags: Ricky Burns , Nicky Cook , Burns vs Cook , Burns-Cook


 

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comment by DET. IRONSIDE, on 07-16-2011
[QUOTE=jreckoning]I like the Burns-Broner fight.[/QUOTE] Could always have Burns fight Ao and Broner fight Uchiyama on the same night on both sides of the Atlantic. Winners meet in Vegas: would be the smartest move. Fana fight will be an easy win for Burns but the Japanese fighters are a...

comment by Ray*, on 07-16-2011
Silly fight to make, Cookie was done..before this fight.

comment by theplayerpimp, on 07-16-2011
[QUOTE=:::Mega:::]martinez fought bums himself in his short title reign, his best win was actually... ehmm nicky cook ffs. stop nuthhuggin rican fighters so much jeez martinez couldn't beat burns in their first fight, nothng would change in a rematch.[/QUOTE] Wasnt cook schooling martine...

comment by LoveForBoxing, on 07-16-2011
Burns is a good fighter it's been confirmed that cook sufferd a perferated disk not burns problem tbf. As for him fighting bums no cook is a world level opponent and the guy thats bit ching about him fighting bums martinez fought him so he couldn't of been that bad cook was a nice fight unforuna...

comment by jreckoning, on 07-16-2011
[quote=DET. IRONSIDE]Burns said postfight he was looking to fight Fana. That will be an easy unification. I reckon he needs to fight Ao and Uchiyama too, before he fights Broner. That will be a megafight in this division. Someone needs to make the Asian fights happen though.[/quote] I like the...

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