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Team Burns To Ray Beltran: Rematch Only in Scotland!

Ricky Burns returned home on Monday after surgery to mend a broken jaw sustained in Saturday night's controversial WBO lightweight title fight against Raymundo Beltran, according to the champion's promoter Eddie Hearn.

The Coatbridge fighter, 30, suffered a clean break in the second round against the Mexican at the SECC in Glasgow but despite being on the back foot for much of the night he retained his belt when the judges awarded a draw.

Hearn subsequently claimed that Burns, who had titanium plates inserted in his jaw, faced a battle to recover sufficiently to box again.

However, he has revealed a picture of the boxer in a tweet which read: "Just spoke to @ricksterko - back home today. Sore but in good spirits - next few weeks are vital, fingers crossed."

Burns' manager Alex Morrison insists his fighter will be back in the ring.

He told STV: "Ricky is a bit sore but there is no doubt he will fight on.

"He will see the medical people in about two weeks and it's expected to take around six weeks for him to recover.

"I wouldn't be surprised if he was back in the gym next Monday to keep himself in shape.

"He is keen for a rematch but Beltran and his camp are in no position to pick and choose, so any rematch would be in Glasgow."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Corelone on 09-10-2013

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;13728376]So a boxer is going to take a massive pay cut to "show some class"? Don't be stupid. Beltran's team will talk about fighting in America until they see what they'd get paid as opposed to going back…

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 09-10-2013

[QUOTE=JoeKidd;13728252]To show some class? I can just see that steel plate contorting into a smirk.[/QUOTE] So a boxer is going to take a massive pay cut to "show some class"? Don't be stupid. Beltran's team will talk about fighting in…

Comment by Corelone on 09-10-2013

[QUOTE=TheMexHurricane;13726757]Mexicans, this is an envious Puerto Rican hater writing this. This envy will become more public in a couple months. I will force them to submit and eat their words publicly. EVERYTHING they do or don't do will work against…

Comment by JoeKidd on 09-10-2013

[QUOTE=artfuL_;13727378]Not sure why Team Burns would be willing to sacrifice the advantage of fighting at home including the added financial gain just to appease some moronic posters in this thread.[/QUOTE] To show some class? I can just see that steel…

Comment by MDPopescu on 09-10-2013

In case Burns will somehow recover, Beltran will not come to Scotland again -- there's no point in this. Burns will continue to fight in his Highlander backyard the rest of his career -- if any. So it goes.

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