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Ricky Burns-Terence Crawford Set For Feb. in Glasgow

Ricky Burns (36-2-1, 11KOs) will return to the ring in February to face Terence Crawford (22-0, 16KOs).

The WBO lightweight champion has not fought since his jaw was broken during a twelve round draw with Raymundo Beltran back in September. An immediate rematch with Beltran was ruled out when the WBO ordered Burns to take on mandatory challenger Crawford in a fifth defense of the belt.

And Burns' promoter Eddie Hearn has now reached an agreement with Crawford's promoter, Top Rank. The fight was recently ordered to have a purse bid.

Hearn tweeted: "Delighted to confirm we have agreed terms for Ricky Burns to face Terence Crawford in Glasgow in February - date confirmed soon."

Burns tweeted: "For everyone asking, I have to fight Crawford first as he's mandatory! Going to be a great fight!!"

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by The Big Dunn on 12-09-2013

Crawford is someone to watch in 2014. SHould be a good fight.

Comment by badnewsbrown on 12-09-2013

I like the hype Crawford has been getting - it'll mean i'll get better odds when Burns wins.

Comment by sicko on 12-09-2013

Don't get your hopes up, Burns will PULL OUT OF THIS FIGHT!

Comment by Hougigo on 12-09-2013

[QUOTE=Unseen;14011443]Anyone know how long it is for a jaw break to fully heal?[/QUOTE] Don't know.. but Feb sounds too soon. Consider he got surgery, recovery time and now has to start training and sparring. crawford knck him out

Comment by King_ on 12-09-2013

[QUOTE=New England;14012076]and i'm not british, scottish, or serious.[/QUOTE] Oh okay ;)

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