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Ricky Burns Becomes Three Division Champion, Stops Di Rocco in 8

Glasgow, Scotland - Ricky Burns (40-5-1, 13KOs) became a three division world champion when he stopped Michele Di Rocco (40-2-1, 18KOs) in eight rounds to capture the vacant WBA junior welterweight wo...Read More

Hearn: Ricky Burns' Last Chance To Win Gold, a 50-50 Fight

Promoter Eddie Hearn has urged Ricky Burns fans to roar their man on to glory on Saturday night. The 33-year-old from Coatbridge takes on Michele Di Rocco for the vacant WBA super-lightweight title at...Read More

Eddie Hearn Believes Ricky Burns is Still The Same Fighter

Eddie Hearn has told Scottish boxing fans that they will see the best of Coatbridge's Ricky Burns when he meets Italy's Michele Di Rocco for the vacant WBA World light-welterweight title at Glasgow's ...Read More

Di Rocco Warns Ricky Burns That Layoff Made Him 'More Hungry'

Michele Di Rocco insists the hardest part of any fight is already completed as he prepares for his vacant WBA super-lightweight title battle with Ricky Burns. The Coatbridge fighter, 33, bids to becom...Read More

Ricky Burns Focused on History, Becoming 3 Weight Champ

Ricky Burns will make his fighting return to Glasgow on Saturday night but insists he does need to make up for his past disappointments on home soil....Read More

Ricky Burns: Michele Di Rocco Won't Know What Hit Him!

Ricky Burns has told Michele Di Rocco to prepare for a red-hot reception in Glasgow when they meet for the vacant WBA World Super-Lightweight title at the SSE Hydro on Saturday May 28, live on Sky Spo...Read More

Burns vs. Di Rocco: Scott Cardle Added To The Card

Scott Cardle will make his return to the ring later this month. The British lightweight champion, who clung to his belt by the skin of his teeth last month, is set for a tick-over contest, live on Sky...Read More

Nathan Cleverly To Feature On Burns-Di Rocco Bill

Nathan Cleverly is set to make his ring return later this month. The former light heavyweight world champion (29-3, 15 KOs) has been out of action since suffering a broken nose, among other injuries, ...Read More

Ricky Burns Enjoying Low-Profile Approach

Coatbridge's Ricky Burns will attempt to become a three-time world titlist when he meets Italy's Michele Di Rocco for the vacant WBA World light-welterweight title on May 28. ...Read More

Burns-Di Rocco Now For Vacant WBA 140-Pound 'Super' Title

Ricky Burns and Michele Di Rocco have had their clash upgraded. The pair, who meet at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow on May 28, were scheduled to do battle for the WBA super lightweight title, which is vaca...Read More

Hearn Even More Confident That Burns Can Topple Adrien Broner

Promoter Eddie Hearn has paid tribute to Ricky Burns' willingness to fight the best as the Scot prepares to bring world title boxing back to Glasgow. The former WBO super-featherweight and lightweight...Read More

Rick Burns Ready To Rock Against Michele Di Rocco

Scotland’s Ricky Burns (39-5-1, 13 KOs) and Italy'’s Michele Di Rocco (40-1-1, 18 early) went head-to-head at a press conference in Scotland earlier today to talk up their Eddie Hearn-promoted vacant ...Read More

Burns-Di Rocco Title Fight Still Part Of WBA Consolidation Process

For those concerned that the World Boxing Association (WBA) is threatening to return to its old ways – take a deep and relax. Even what appears to be a random title fight sanctioning is in fact part o...Read More

Ricky Burns-Michele Di Rocco For Vacant WBA 140 Belt on 5/21

Ricky Burns has been handed the chance to win a third world title. The Coatbridge fighter, who has won global honours at both super featherweight and lightweight, will face foreign opposition in th...Read More