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Ricky Burns vs. Tyrone Nurse Possible For The Future

Chris Aston, the father and trainer of British light-welterweight titlist Tyrone Nurse, believes that his son is capable of moving on to the world scene should he beat Hull’s Tommy Coyle in Leeds late...Read More

Ricky Burns, Kirill Relikh Have 30 Days To Reach a Deal

The World Championships Committee of the World Boxing Association (WBA) have ordered negotiations for a mandatory fight between Ricky Burns (40-5-1, 14KOs), who recently captured the WBA junior welter...Read More

Ricky Burns Eager For Revenge Fights With Crawford, Zlaticanin

WBA world super lightweight champion Ricky Burns is eager to get some payback against Terence Crawford and Dejan Zlaticanin. Two years ago when he was still competing at 135-pounds, Burns lost back to...Read More

Ashley Theophane On Board To Face Ricky Burns in UK Showdown

Ashley Theophane is looking for a second crack at championship gold in 2016. Last month, Theophane (39-7-1, 11KOs) tried to capture the vacant WBA junior welterweight championship but he was stopped b...Read More

Hearn: If Haymon Brings Sack of Money - Burns vs. Broner in Vegas

RICKY BURNS has challenged Adrien Broner to ‘get his finger out’ and fight him for the WBA light-welterweight title. Burns created history on Saturday night when he became the first Scot to win world ...Read More

Ricky Burns Ready For Revenge on Crawford, Broner Showdown

Ricky Burns (40-5-1, 14 early) made history by winning a third world title courtesy of a dominant eighth-round stoppage win over Michele Di Rocco (40-2-1, 18 stoppages) at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro arena on...Read More

Photos: Ricky Burns Makes History, Blasts Di Rocco For WBA Belt

Burns vs. Di Rocco Photos - Ricky Burns made history by becoming Scotland's first three-weight world champion by beating Michele Di Rocco for the vacant WBA super-lightweight title at Glasgow's SSE Hy...Read More

Ricky Burns Becomes Three Division Champion, Stops Di Rocco in 8

Glasgow, Scotland - Ricky Burns (40-5-1, 13KOs) became a three division world champion when he stopped Michele Di Rocco (40-2-1, 18KOs) in eight rounds to capture the vacant WBA junior welterweight wo...Read More

Ricky Burns: I Feel I Definitely Have Another Few Years in Me

RICKY BURNS can create history tonight by becoming Scotland’s first three-weight world champion. If he manages it, he will also be only the third boxer from Britain to have achieved the feat, followin...Read More

Hearn: Ricky Burns' Last Chance To Win Gold, a 50-50 Fight

Promoter Eddie Hearn has urged Ricky Burns fans to roar their man on to glory on Saturday night. The 33-year-old from Coatbridge takes on Michele Di Rocco for the vacant WBA super-lightweight title at...Read More

Eddie Hearn Believes Ricky Burns is Still The Same Fighter

Eddie Hearn has told Scottish boxing fans that they will see the best of Coatbridge's Ricky Burns when he meets Italy's Michele Di Rocco for the vacant WBA World light-welterweight title at Glasgow's ...Read More

Willie Limond Hopes To Land Ricky Burns Showdown

Willie Limond is hoping for double-delight on Saturday night at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow live on Sky Sports – claiming his British Super-Lightweight title back from Tyrone Nurse and then watching Rick...Read More

Di Rocco Warns Ricky Burns That Layoff Made Him 'More Hungry'

Michele Di Rocco insists the hardest part of any fight is already completed as he prepares for his vacant WBA super-lightweight title battle with Ricky Burns. The Coatbridge fighter, 33, bids to becom...Read More

Ricky Burns Focused on History, Becoming 3 Weight Champ

Ricky Burns will make his fighting return to Glasgow on Saturday night but insists he does need to make up for his past disappointments on home soil....Read More

Ricky Burns: Michele Di Rocco Won't Know What Hit Him!

Ricky Burns has told Michele Di Rocco to prepare for a red-hot reception in Glasgow when they meet for the vacant WBA World Super-Lightweight title at the SSE Hydro on Saturday May 28, live on Sky Spo...Read More

Burns vs. Di Rocco: Scott Cardle Added To The Card

Scott Cardle will make his return to the ring later this month. The British lightweight champion, who clung to his belt by the skin of his teeth last month, is set for a tick-over contest, live on Sky...Read More

Nathan Cleverly To Feature On Burns-Di Rocco Bill

Nathan Cleverly is set to make his ring return later this month. The former light heavyweight world champion (29-3, 15 KOs) has been out of action since suffering a broken nose, among other injuries, ...Read More

Ricky Burns Enjoying Low-Profile Approach

Coatbridge's Ricky Burns will attempt to become a three-time world titlist when he meets Italy's Michele Di Rocco for the vacant WBA World light-welterweight title on May 28. ...Read More

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