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Zolani Tete Dares Ryan Burnett To Get in The Ring, Unify Belts

Fresh from breaking the world record for the fast ever KO in a World Title fight, Zolani Tete is in the hunt for a unification. Ryan Burnett currently holds the WBA 'Super' and IBF Bantamweight Titles...Read More

Zolani Tete Hopes Big Knockout Win Will Lure Ryan Burnett

RARELY does Zolani Tete go to a fight with a brash attitude than he is doing right now ahead of his maiden WBO bantamweight title defence against little known compatriot Siboniso Gonya in Belfast, Nor...Read More

Tete: I Wanted Ryan Burnett, But He Opted For The Easy Route!

ZOLANI Tete is not bothered by the new corner for his upcoming maiden WBO bantamweight title clash arguing that the current trainers handling him were serving as assistants when chief trainer Loyiso M...Read More

Ryan Burnett-Zhanat Zhakiyanov: Post-Unification Report Card

It’s an exciting time in the bantamweight division. It would be more exciting if Luis Nery hadn’t failed a PED test after his seemingly impressive victory over the long reigning king of the class, Shi...Read More

Weekend Review: Murata, Machado, Gassiev, Burnett, More

A busy weekend around the world produced one upset, some predictable results and redemption for a popular Japanese fighter. All in all, the entertainment value was pretty high. Here is a look at the b...Read More

Hearn on Burnett's Options: Butler, Tete, McDonnell-Solis Winner

RYAN BURNETT became Ireland’s second ever unified world champion and could now face Paul Butler early next year. The Belfast boxer, who is trained by London-based Adam Booth, added the WBA bantamweigh...Read More

Ryan Burnett Defeats Zhanat Zhakiyanov - Unifies WBA, IBF Titles

SSE Arena, Belfast - In a bantamweight unification for the IBF, WBA world titles, Ryan Burnett (18-0, 9 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Zhanat Zhakiyanov (27-2, 18 KOs). The scores wer...Read More

Ryan Burnett-Zhanat Zhakiyanov: Pre-Unification Report Card

For the first time since Nonito Donaire moved up to 122 lbs. in 2012, the bantamweight division could have a titlist with one more than one belt to their name. Unlike the Fernando Montiel-Hozumi Haseg...Read More

Ricky Hatton Believes Burnett vs. Zhakiyanov is 50-50 Fight

Ricky Hatton takes WBA Super World bantamweight titlist Zhanat Zhakiyanov (27-1, 18 KOs) into a unification showdown with IBF World holder Ryan Burnett (17-0, 9 early) at Belfast's SSE Arena later tod...Read More

Burnett-Zhakiyanov: Unification and Foundation

Burnett-Zhakiyanov: Unification and Foundation

By Cliff Rold - This Saturday on HBO (10:05 PM EST) will be a busy card. It’s a night as much about investment as it is in the action to unfold. HBO is attempting to reestablish their way in a market ...Read More

Ricky Hatton Confident That Zhakiyanov Will Shock Burnett

Ricky Hatton plans to ruin old charge Ryan Burnett’s big night with the perfect game plan for Zhanat Zhakiyanov to unify the Bantamweight division when they clash for the IBF and WBA Super titles at t...Read More

Zhakiyanov Questions The Heart of Burnett To Dig Deep, Win

Zhanat Zhakiyanov believes he’s got the bigger heart in his clash unification clash with Ryan Burnett at the SSE Arena in Belfast on October 21, and that will see him add Burnett’s IBF Bantamweight cr...Read More

Ryan Burnett Vows To Unseat Zhakiyanov, Make Belfast Proud

Ryan Burnett has vowed to make Belfast proud as he puts his IBF World Bantamweight crown on the line against WBA Super champion Zhanat Zhakiyanov at the SSE Arena in Belfast on October 28, live on Sky...Read More

Ryan Burnett: I'll Break Zhanat Zhakiyanov, Broke Him in Sparring

IBF World bantamweight titlist Ryan Burnett (17-0, 9 KOs) has vowed to “break” WBA Super World counterpart Zhanat Zhakiyanov (27-1, 18 early) when they clash at the SEE Arena in Burnett’s home city of...Read More

Mayweather-McGregor News; Burnett-Zhanat Zhakiyanov, More

LAS VEGAS - Singer-songwriter Demi Lovato will sing the National Anthem prior to the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor main event Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Lovato is a GRAMMY-n...Read More

Burnett vs. Zhakiyanov Still on For IBF Belt Pending Contracts

The IBF have denied rumours that they have blocked the partial unification fight between their World bantamweight holder Ryan Burnett (17-0, 9 KOs) and WBA Super World titlist Zhanat Zhakiyanov (27-1,...Read More

Burnett-Zhakiyanov Confirmed, Uniifcation Set For October 21

IBF bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett (17-0, 9 KOs) will attempt to unify the 118lbs division when the Northern Irishman faces WBA Undisupted champion Zhanat Zhakiyanov (27-1, 18 KOs) on October 21 a...Read More

Ryan Burnett In Unification on October 21 In Belfast?

Ryan Burnett’s first defence of his IBF bantamweight title will be announced tomorrow (August 2) on Sky Sports News. Promoter Eddie Hearn took to Twitter to tell fans the news and confirmed that Burne...Read More

Frank Warren Makes Offer To Ryan Burnett To Face Zolani Tete

South African Zolani Tete picked up the WBO World Bantamweight Title in his last fight with a dominating decision win over Arthur Villaneuva, dropping and shutting out the Filipino. Having picked up h...Read More

Emmanuel Rodriguez Back in August, Wants Ryan Burnett

Emmanuel 'Manny' Rodriguez will be the headliner in a stellar fight on Saturday, August 5 at the Municipal Equestrian Coliseum in the town of Fajardo, as part of an event sponsored by Fresh Production...Read More