Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Ricky Burns vs. Julius Indongo - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard

The weights are in and the fighters are ready, as Ricky Burns will face unbeaten Namibian Julius Indongo in a WBA, IBO and IBF light-welterweight unification clash at Glasgow's SSE Hydro on April 15.

Burns came in at 139.2-pounds, while Indongo was 139.3-pounds.

>>>>CLICK HERE FOR THE LIVE SCORECARD<<<<

burns-indongo-weights (1)

Burns (41-5-1, 14 KOs) became a three-weight world champion when he claimed the vacant WBA title with an eighth-round stoppage of Michele di Rocco in his home town last May and successfully defended his belt with a unanimous points victory over Kiryl Relikh in October.

Indongo (21-0, 11 KOs) shocked the boxing world in December when claimed the IBF, IBO titles from previously-unbeaten Russian Eduard Troyanovsky with a 40-second first-round knockout in Moscow, but Burns is relishing the challenge.

"It's a huge fight in the division and the kind of fight I need to be involved in at this stage of my career," Burns said. "There were other names talked about, but I wanted the toughest, most dangerous fight out there. Indongo with his two belts was that man.

"He is a big, tall, rangy, southpaw, but bring it on. I have no fear of anyone and it is only the massive fights for me now.

"Fighting in Glasgow is special for me. The crowd at the SSE Hydro has been electric the last two occasions and I expect it to be no different this time round.

"Their support means the world to me, the crowd has always behind me and I want to put in a big performance for them again."

Indongo has no problem with the prospect of facing another hostile reception away from home in a fight which will only be his second outside Namibia.

"It's an absolute honour for me to fight Ricky, who I regard as an accomplished champion," Indongo added,

"I respect what he has achieved so far, but I'm going to Scotland to rob him of his belt. I know it won't be easy, but I'm comforted by the fact that I have a good team and passionate Namibian fans, and I have every intention of making them smile and unifying the division on April 15."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Angel Acosta's Mandatory Title Defense is Now Postponed Lewis Ritson Drops, Dismantles Joe Murray In One To Retain Jordan Gill Dominates Jason Cunningham In British Eliminator Video: Mikey Garcia Talks Errol Spence, Lipinets, Linares, More News: Demirezen, Wallisch, Pulev, Wegner, Schmucker, More Qais Ashfaq, Tasha Jonas Get Wins on JDNXTGEN in Manchester Andre Ward: I Wouldn't Announce Retirement if I Didn't Mean It Eddie Hearn: Final Must Be Groves-Smith, Even In January 2019 Photos: Donnie Nietes Drills Juan Carlos Reveco, Retains IBF Belt Photos: McWilliams Arroyo Stuns Carlos Cuadras With Upset Win Brook: Me vs. Khan is Like Mayweather-Pacquiao - But in Britain Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada Rematch Eyed For The Fall - Superfly 3 Donnie Nietes: I Want Chocolatito or Sor Rungvisai Next! Photos: Sor Rungvisai Wins War With Juan Francisco Estrada Andre Ward To Kovalev: Grow Up and Accept What Happened! Groves: That Wasn't the Best Callum Smith I've Seen; Was Flat McWilliams Arroyo Targets Sor Rungvisai Showdown Tony Bellew Wants Andre Ward, Tyson Fury at Old Trafford Too Video: McWilliams Arroyo on His Big Win Over Carlos Cuadras Video: Andre Ward on Ring Return, Sor Rungvisai-Estrada, More Video: Sor Rungvisai Breaks Down His Tough Win Over Estrada Video: Amir Khan Explains Anthony Joshua Beef, Talks Future Chocolatito Praises Estrada: Sor Rungvisai Lost, Unfair Decision! Estrada: What Did The Judges Watch? I Clearly Beat Sor Rungvisai Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada - CompuBox Punch Stats Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada - Official Scorecards - Photo Sor Rungvisai Decisions a Very Determined Juan Francisco Estrada Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard McWilliams Arroyo Shocks Carlos Cuadras With Majority Nod Cuadras vs. Arroyo - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Donnie Nietes Drops, Stops Juan Carlos Reveco in Seventh Artem Dalakian Decisions a Bloody Brian Viloria For WBA Title Photos: George Groves, Callum Smith - Go Face To Face Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada - LIVE Superfly 2 Results Anthony Yarde Batters, Stops Tony Averlant in Seven Callum Smith Outboxes Nieky Holzken, George Groves is Next Daniel Dubois Blasts Out DL Jones in Three Rounds Callum Smith vs. Nieky Holzken - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Ronnie Clark Shocks Zelfa Barrett in IBF Regional Bout Conte Responds To Wilder's "Always a Cheat" Jab at Luis Ortiz
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement