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Photos: Ricky Burns Becomes a Player at Lightweight

Ricky Burns’ decision to abandon his super featherweight belt – and with that, a date on HBO – proved to be a wise gamble. The Scot immediately made his presence felt in the lightweight division on...Read More

CompuBox Stats: Burns Outworks, Outlands Katsidis

Michael Katsidis out-thrown? Yes, Ricky Burns averaged 84 punches per round, landing 18 per round to Katsidis’ 80 per round (landed 16). They combined to throw 1975 total punches, landing 417. Burn...Read More

Ricky Burns Decisions Michael Katsidis, Grabs WBO Belt

Wembley Arena, London - Gary Corcoran (1-0) picked up his first professional victory with a comfortable points win against Billy Smith on his debut as he kicked off the 'Gladiator' bill at Wembley Are...Read More

Ricky Burns Ready To Go "Toe To Toe' With Katsidis

Ricky Burns will trust in his instincts when he meets Michael Katsidis for the interim WBO lightweight title at Wembley Arena tonight....Read More

Dean Powell Speaks to BoxNation About Wembley Card

On Friday, Dean Powell spoke to BoxNation, Sky channel 456, to inform Steve Bunce and Andy Kerr that Michael Katsidis, Ricky Burns, George Groves and Paul Smith all looked fit and well when making wei...Read More

Burns vs Katsidis - The Best Fight You Won’t See Live

By Cliff Rold - The U.S. television market has its share of sporting choices on Saturday. On the gridiron, Dr. Kellen Moore will be surgically carving up UNLV en route to the NCAA record for quarterb...Read More

Katsidis-Burns Weigh-In To Be Streamed Live

By Jake Donovan The weigh-in for Saturday’s big Boxnation card – headlined by the lightweight fight between Michael Katsidis and Ricky Burns – will be streamed live from Wembley Arena on Boxnation’...Read More

Weights From London: Katsidis 135 lb, Burns 135 lb

By Jake Donovan - Drama was averted at the scales Friday in London, as all fighters made weight for the blockbuster Boxnation telecast Saturday evening, which airs live from the Wembley Arena at 10:00...Read More

Katsidis: I'd Knock Amir Khan Out, Easier Than Burns

Michael Katsidis insists Amir Khan is motivated only by money and will continue to avoid a showdown. ...Read More

Katsidis-Burns Officials Named For WBO Title Showdown

The officials have been named for Saturday’s lightweight fight between Michael Katsidis and Ricky Burns, which takes place at Wembley Arena in London, England. Veteran referee Phil Edwards of the U...Read More

Ricky Burns: I Will Be Far Stronger in Katsidis Clash

Ricky Burns has revealed the end of his boxing-enforced WeightWatchers diet has been welcomed by his long-suffering family. ...Read More

Earl Talks Katsidis; Vassell Eyes Purdy; Lee Selby Update

Lee Selby is confident he can come through his impending British and Commonwealth Featherweight title defence with John Simpson and start to look forward to challenging for European honours....Read More

Katsidis Trains at Graham Earl's Gym as Burns Bout Nears

After arriving England with his team all but days ago, Michael Katsidis “the Great” was straight back into training today determined to make his fight with Ricky Burns three for three on UK soil. ...Read More

Katsidis Warns Burns: I'm at My Best When Written Off

MICHAEL KATSIDIS has warned Ricky Burns he’s up for Saturday’s fight now he has finished grieving for his dead brother. ...Read More

Burns-Katsidis Winner To Get Juan Manuel Marquez Shot

The winner of the lightweight battle between Ricky Burns and Michael Katsidis, will fall in line for a shot at WBO lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez. The sanctioning body issued a ruling at the...Read More

Ricky Burns: Lightweight Move Was Always in The Cards

Ricky Burns is relishing the fact that he will not be going into his next fight next Saturday night feeling "like a zombie". ...Read More

Katsidis Arrives in England, Hungry To Fight Burns

After another gruelling camp in Thailand Michael Katsidis “The Great” and his team have now touched down in England ahead of his November 5th World Title fight against Scot Ricky Burns. ...Read More

Katsidis on Facing Ricky Burns, Mitchell Rematch, More

MICHAEL KATSIDIS 28-4 (23 KO’s) believes that Ricky Burns 32-2 (9) is the most dangerous opponent he could have faced when he meets the Scot in two weeks time at Wembley Arena for the interim WBO ligh...Read More

Burns: Katsidis Will Be a Tougher Fight Than Martinez

Ricky Burns acknowledges that he is facing the biggest challenge of his career as he steps up a weight to fight Michael Katsidis - but he is confident he can pull off an upset. ...Read More

Ricky Burns Warns Katsidis: I Feel Like a Monster at 135

Ricky Burns is eating for two as he heads into his big showdown with Michael Katsidis on November 5th at Wembley Arena. ...Read More