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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

Ricky Burns Bounces Back, Stops Ofotsu in Five

Craven Park Stadium, Hull - Ricky Burns (38-5-1, 12 KOs) returned to winning ways with a bizarre fifth round stoppage after a one-sided workout against Ghana’s Prince Ofotsu (15-5, 11 KOs). Burns, ...Read More

Ricky Burns Still Stunned at Perez vs. Crolla Draw

Ricky Burns says he wants to fight the best of British at lightweight as he returns to action against Prince Ofotsu at the KC Lightstream Stadium in Hull on Saturday. The Scotsman believes that Bri...Read More

Ricky Burns-Prince Ofotsu Booked For August 1 Card

Former two division world champion Ricky Burns (37-5-1, 11 KOs) will face Prince Ofotsu (15-4, 11 KOs) on August 1st at the Craven Park Stadium, Hull, Yorkshire. Burns is looking to bounce back wi...Read More

Ricky Burns Heads Back To 135 For Big Fights

Ricky Burns is moving back down to lightweight and wants to be part of a crackling division again. The former two-weight world champion has lost three of his last four fights, his last outing being...Read More

Campbell-Coyle: Ricky Burns, Jones-Rose II Added

Luke Campbell MBE and Tommy Coyle will clash in an official eliminator for the WBC World Lightweight title at Craven Park in Hull on August 1, live on Sky Sports. The Hull pair have been on a colli...Read More

Warren Legal Battle Forces Morrison Into Bankruptcy

Scotland-based boxing manager Alex Morrison’s legal battle with Frank Warren has led him into bankruptcy. Warren won a libel claim against Morrison in October, but the £50,000 award to him has no...Read More

PBC on CBS Doubleheader Sees Slight Ratings Dip

There’s a chance that the May 9 edition of Premier Boxing Champions on CBS can improve its ratings, but early returns have the Saturday afternoon televised doubleheader pulling in a 0.9 overnight rati...Read More