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Ricky Burns Fires Up The Crowd With Glasgow Stoppage

By Cliff Rold - A hotly anticipated all U.K. Lightweight showdown turned into a showcase for a fighter clearly at his stride. In front of a red-hot home team crowd in Glasgow, Scotland, 29-year old R...Read More

Kevin Mitchell Vows To Eliminate Memory of Katsidis Loss

KEVIN MITCHELL is determined there will be no action replay of his last crack at a world title when he climbs into the ring tonight. Londoner Mitchell meets WBO lightweight champion Ricky Burns at ...Read More

Ricky Burns Drops Kevin Mitchell Twice For Big TKO Win

Former amateur standout and 2007 WC bronze medalist Bradley Saunders (4-0, 3 KOs) dropped tough but badly overmatched Slovakian opponent Ivan Godor (9-24-4, 4 KOs) three times in round three, before a...Read More

Frank Warren: Burns-Mitchell Will Be Fight of The Year!

Expect the Fight of the Year this evening when Scotland’s Ricky Burns and England’s Kevin Mitchell, Britain’s two best lightweights, collide at Glasgow’s SECC for the WBO title. A recent poll of 40...Read More

Ricky Burns Will Not Allow Crowd To Distract His Task

RICKY BURNS will KO the noise of a fanatical home crowd when he makes the latest ­defence of his WBO world lightweight crown later tonight. Scotsman Burns will have the vast majority of a 10,000 cr...Read More

Kevin Mitchell a Very Live Dog in Ricky Burns Clash

One of the most oft heard criticisms levelled at the noble art these days is that, compared to other combat sports such as UFC, as a rule the best don't fight the best. It's fair comment too. Howev...Read More

Burns, Wlodarczyk Bring Hometown Heat: Pre-Report Card

by Cliff Rold - On a weekend where U.S. fans anticipate the replay of eleven long rounds and one really fast one, fan abroad are treated to two intriguing main events in the Lightweight and Cruiserwei...Read More

Photos: Burns, Mitchell Tense Face-Off, Ready For War

Kevin Mitchell is relishing the prospect of fighting Scotland's Ricky Burns in front of the world champion's home crowd. Up to 10,000 fans are expected at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre...Read More

Ricky Burns: I'm More Confident, Physically Stronger Too

Ricky Burns believes he can only get better as he prepares for his seventh world title fight. The 29-year-old stunned the boxing world when he beat Roman Martinez to claim the WBO super-featherweig...Read More

Burns-Mitchell Predictions; Buffer on Brits; Braekhus News

On September 22nd Scotland’s Ricky Burns shall make a second defence of his WBO lightweight crown against Cockney favourite Kevin Mitchell in a bang-up that seems sure to feature in the Fight of the Y...Read More

Scott Harrison Could Possibly Land Burns-Mitchell Winner

Promoter Frank Warren has given Scott Harrison genuine hope that he could return to world title action by fighting the winner of Saturday's contest between Ricky Burns and Kevin Mitchell. Former wo...Read More

Can The United States Import Ricky Burns?

by Cliff Rold - It only feels like there isn’t much going on in boxing this week if you live in the U.S. Scottish fans have plenty to celebrate this Saturday. Their brightest talent in years, fo...Read More

Mitchell Pumped; Burns Ready For War; McPhillbin News

Destiny dawns for Dagenham lightweight Kevin Mitchell on Saturday evening. A former six time national junior champion and English senior ABA featherweight king whilst still a teenager, it seemed t...Read More

Ricky Burns Expects a Tough Twelve With Kevin Mitchell

Ricky Burns was tipped to be a world champion by boxing legend Marvin Hagler over a decade ago but remains a fighter who hates the fuss. The WBO lightweight champion, 29, takes on Kevin Mitchell at...Read More

Michael Buffer Named As Ring Announcer For Burns-Mitchell

By Jake Donovan - Promoter Frank Warren continues to go all in for the September 22 event at the Scottish Exhibition Centre in Glasgow. The show’s headliner pits lightweight titlist Ricky Burns ag...Read More

Ricky Burns Receives Additional Inspiration To Beat Mitchell

RICKY BURNS has turned back the clock in a bid to get fired up for his ‘Battle of Britain’ clash with Kevin Mitchell. Scottish star Burns defends his WBO world lightweight title against Londoner Mi...Read More

Ricky Burns Stirred By Historic Scotland Rugby Win

Ricky Burns has been getting fired-up for his showdown with English rival Kevin Mitchell by watching Scotland's epic 1990 Five Nations victory over England. The Scottish star puts his WBO World Li...Read More

Froch's Big News on 8/28; Ricky Burns Update; O'Meara

Carl Froch will defend his IBF super middleweight World title at the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham on November 28, against an opponent to be named next week. Froch won the belt in dramatic style a...Read More

Burns vs. Mitchell: John Simpson To Make First Defense

All-action John Simpson will make the first defence of his Celtic Super-Featherweight title on the big Ricky Burns-Kevin Mitchell world title card at Glasgow’s SECC on Saturday 22nd September. Simp...Read More

Theophane To Spar With Ricky Burns For Mitchell Bout

Former British light-welterweight champion Ashley Theophane is aiming to put the disappointment of his loss to Darren Hamilton behind him when he makes his comeback in Charlotte, North Carolina on Aug...Read More