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Burns-Di Rocco Now For Vacant WBA 140-Pound 'Super' Title

Ricky Burns and Michele Di Rocco have had their clash upgraded. The pair, who meet at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow on May 28, were scheduled to do battle for the WBA super lightweight title, which is vaca...Read More

Hearn Even More Confident That Burns Can Topple Adrien Broner

Promoter Eddie Hearn has paid tribute to Ricky Burns' willingness to fight the best as the Scot prepares to bring world title boxing back to Glasgow. The former WBO super-featherweight and lightweight...Read More

Photos: Ricky Burns, Michele Di Rocco Go Face To Face

Burns hopes to lift a portion of a world crown for the third time—he previously held WBO belts at Super-feather and lightweight respectively—and for the first time at 140lbs, but the visiting fighter ...Read More

Rick Burns Ready To Rock Against Michele Di Rocco

Scotland’s Ricky Burns (39-5-1, 13 KOs) and Italy'’s Michele Di Rocco (40-1-1, 18 early) went head-to-head at a press conference in Scotland earlier today to talk up their Eddie Hearn-promoted vacant ...Read More

Burns-Di Rocco Title Fight Still Part Of WBA Consolidation Process

For those concerned that the World Boxing Association (WBA) is threatening to return to its old ways – take a deep and relax. Even what appears to be a random title fight sanctioning is in fact part o...Read More

Ricky Burns-Michele Di Rocco For Vacant WBA 140 Belt on 5/21

Ricky Burns has been handed the chance to win a third world title. The Coatbridge fighter, who has won global honours at both super featherweight and lightweight, will face foreign opposition in th...Read More

Ricky Burns vs. Jose Zepeda Showdown in The Works

RICKY BURNS is on a collision course with Jose Zepeda as he bids to regain his old WBO lightweight world title - and could face him in in London or Glasgow before the summer's end. ...Read More

Ricky Burns Eyes WBO Lightweight Title Eliminator For April

Ricky Burns (39-5-1, 13 KOs) could fight in a WBO World title final eliminator on April 9 in London. The Matchroom lightweight who had been linked to a European lightweight title fight against Edis...Read More

Frank Warren: Burns Manager Lying, No Flanagan Shot!

Frank Warren has hit back at claims that one of his fighters is being lined up for Ricky Burns. The Hall of Fame promoter, who handles WBO lightweight world champion Terry Flanagan, has rebuffed th...Read More

Burns Set For 2016 World Title Shot After 4/9 Showcase

Ricky Burns will have the chance to fight for a world title in 2016 after his next fight was nailed down. The former two-weight world champion, 32, is set to return to the ring at the O2 Arena in L...Read More

Ricky Burns Angles For Yvan Mendy Clash

Ricky Burns still has designs on returning to former glories and has outlined a potential route on which he could go to get there. The Coatbridge former two-weight world champion, 32, clinched the ...Read More

Burns Trumps King For Knockout In Dull Affair

After the pulsating clash between Scotty Cardle and Sean Dodd beforehand, Liverpool’s Echo Arena had little to get into during the Ricky Burns-Josh King lightweight contest. Burns, a former two-wei...Read More

Smith vs. Fielding Early Results: Cardle Stops Dodd In 12

Liverpool, England - Scotty Cardle showed a champion’s heart and resolve by successfully defending his British lightweight title in Liverpool tonight against Sean ‘Masher’ Dodd. After a messy and s...Read More

Photo: Callum Smith, Rocky Fielding Face Off at Weighin

Callum Smith and Rocky Fielding both easily made weight ahead of Saturday's British super-middleweight title showdown. The pair clash in their hometown of Liverpool - live on Sky Sports - and Smith...Read More

Hearn: Burns-Tatli Fell Apart After Tatli's Dad Fell Ill

Eddie Hearn has revealed to IFL TV that former two-weight world champion Ricky Burns, who faces Australia’s number eight-rated lightweight Josh King at the Echo Arena on Saturday, had been slated to f...Read More

King: I'll Win Over Hearn By Knocking Ricky Burns Off

Josh King believes he has the style to upset former world champion Ricky Burns in Liverpool on Saturday - live on Sky Sports. The Australian lightweight (20-3-KO9) will head for the Echo Arena as t...Read More

King Vows To Outwork and Topple Ricky Burns

WBO #10 lightweight Josh King says he's ecstatic to be facing former two-division world champion Ricky Burns (38-5-1, 12 KOs) for the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Championship at the Echo Arena i...Read More

Ricky Burns Faces Josh King For WBO Regional, 11/7

Ricky Burns will face Josh King for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight title at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 7, live on Sky Sports. Burns held the WBO World crown at both Super...Read More

Brook vs. Chaves: Ricky Burns, Gavin McDonnell Added

Ricky Burns and Gavin McDonnell face crunch European title fights against Edis Tatli and Jeremy Parodi at the Sheffield Arena on October 24, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Former two-weight World c...Read More

Frank Warren Statement on Ricky Burns and Paul Smith

As a consequence of a high court judgement in the Frank Warren v Ricky Burns litigation, Frank Warren's solicitors lodged a claim with Burns' Trustee in Bankruptcy in the sum of £447,000 plus interest...Read More