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Crolla Responds To Flanagan: Talks Burns Fight, Ritson, Future

Last week WBO Lightweight champion told Boxing Scene that he didn't give a f*** about Anthony Crolla and a fight against his Mancunian rival. Such phrases were bound to get back to the former WBA titl...Read More

Josh Taylor Believes Ricky Burns Fight is No Longer Viable

Prestonpans' Josh Taylor (10-0, 9 KOs) has all but given up on the possibility of an all-Scotland showdown with former two-weight, two-time world titlist Ricky Burns following his Coatbridge-based riv...Read More

Ricky Burns: Let's Sort Crolla Rematch, I Thought I Did Enough

Ricky Burns has insisted that he deserves a rematch following his latest defeat. The Scotsman dropped a decision at the hands of lightweight rival Anthony Crolla last weekend at Manchester Arena. The ...Read More

Hearn: Burns' Performance Proved He Has a Lot Left in the Tank

Eddie Hearn thinks the judges got it right, that Anthony Crolla deserved his victory over Ricky Burns. That said, the British promoter considers Burns’ performance proof that the 34-year-old former th...Read More

Staying Positive: Burns, Crolla, Downes and LaMotta

Staying Positive: Burns, Crolla, Downes and LaMotta

By Tris Dixon - Nice guys don’t always finish last, but neither do the bad guys. Anthony Crolla and Ricky Burns shared 12 quality rounds in Manchester on Saturday, in a bout that will be remembered fo...Read More

Anthony Crolla Decisions Ricky Burns in Crossroads Battle

Manchester Arena, Manchester, England - In a crossroads battle of former world champions, former lightweight beltholder Anthony Crolla (32-6-3, 13 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over forme...Read More

Anthony Crolla vs. Ricky Burns: Something For The Locals

No matter the quality of a fight, location often makes the difference in whether there is an event at hand or not. On Saturday, a pair of former lightweight titlists will lock horns in Manchester and ...Read More

Luke Campbell: I'm Willing to Fight the Burns-Crolla Winner

Luke Campbell understandably wants an immediate rematch with Jorge Linares. Campbell came back from a second-round knockdown to make their September 23 fight very competitive in Inglewood, California....Read More

Crolla Will Use Manchester Pride as Boost To Overcome Burns

Anthony Crolla will be wearing the Manchester bee with pride on what promises to be an emotional night when he faces Ricky Burns this weekend. Saturday's all-British lightweight bout at Manchester Are...Read More

Ricky Burns: I'm Confident of Beating Anthony Crolla

Ricky Burns believes he can become a World champion once again and wants to prove there’s plenty of chapters to write in his story as he meets Anthony Crolla at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night,...Read More

Anthony Crolla: Two Linares Losses Made Me a Better Fighter

As disappointing as it was to lose back-to-back bouts to Jorge Linares, Anthony Crolla is confident what he learned during those two defeats will help him beat Ricky Burns on Saturday night. “I believ...Read More

Josh Taylor Not Interested In Fight With Ricky Burns

Rising super welterweight star Josh Taylor says he has no interest in an all-Scottish showdown with former three-weight world champion Ricky Burns. Taylor (10-0, 9 KOs) and Burns (41-6-1, 14 KOs) both...Read More

News: Rising Stars Card, Burns-Crolla Update, Dimash Niyazov

On October 5, New Haveners Nate Green (9-0, 2 KOs) and Josh Crespo (7-5-3, 3 KOs) will face-off in an eight-round rematch on the highly anticipated third installment of Mohegan Sun's Rising Stars Boxi...Read More

Ricky Burns: Indongo's Height & Reach Made Him a Nightmare

Ricky Burns was so bothered by the one-sided defeat he suffered against Julius Indongo that the former two-division champion didn’t leave the house for more than two weeks. Burns had seen brief footag...Read More

Crolla: The Winner of Me, Burns is Almost Guaranteed Title Shot

Anthony Crolla has no doubt he and Ricky Burns will deliver a better fight when they meet on October 7 than they would have done at any time in the past. A contest that has seemed close to happening o...Read More

Anthony Crolla vs. Ricky Burns Finalized For October 7

Anthony Crolla and Ricky Burns will clash in a must-win Lightweight battle at the Manchester Arena on October 7, live on Sky Sports. The former World champions will be looking for a huge win to get ba...Read More

Crolla: Ricky Burns Bout Could Spell Retirement For The Loser

Anthony Crolla is really motivated to get in the ring with fellow former world champion Ricky Burns, but he admits the contest could spell retirement for the loser. The winner could find himself a ste...Read More

McGuigan: Josh Taylor vs. Ricky Burns Winner Can Fight For Title

Josh Taylor and his handlers want an all-Scottish showdown with Ricky Burns. The undefeated Taylor called out Burns following his impressive seventh-round stoppage of previously unbeaten British prosp...Read More

Josh Taylor: Burns Should Do For Me What Arthur Did For Him

Josh Taylor reckons Edinburgh Castle would be the perfect venue for his attempt to dethrone Ricky Burns as the king of Scottish boxing. The Prestonpans puncher landed the biggest win of his short 10-f...Read More

Josh Taylor Targets Ricky Burns: It Would Be a Great Fight

Josh Taylor has set his sights on an all-Scottish showdown with Ricky Burns after producing the biggest win of his career so far against Ohara Davies at Glasgow's Braehead Arena. The Prestonpans super...Read More