Ricky Hatton Will Officially Announce His Retirement

by Chris LaBate

According to the Manchester Evening News, former two division champion Ricky Hatton (45-2, 32KOs) is going to officially announce his retirement from the sport of boxing. Hatton has been inactive since suffering a brutal two round knockout at the hands of Manny Pacquiao in May of 2009. Since the loss, Hatton has battled depression and substance abuse problems, but he also started a very promising run as a promoter with his family-owned company, Hatton Promotions. During his inactivity, Hatton would consistently deny comeback rumors, but he always left the door open for a possible return.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ShoulderRoll on 07-07-2011

PBF took his soul.

Comment by l0rd_almighty on 07-07-2011

[QUOTE=Southpaw Stinger;10801633]Ricky was always good to watch. Still say he was robbed against Pacquiao.[/QUOTE] Robbed of his senses? :boxing:

Comment by The Monk on 07-07-2011

[QUOTE=Southpaw Stinger;10801633]Ricky was always good to watch. Still say he was robbed against Pacquiao.[/QUOTE] You ain't wrong Stinger. Ricky was just about to KO Manny, but then that biased Yank stopped the fight. You wouldn't see such corruption this side…

Comment by Southpaw Stinger on 07-07-2011

Ricky was always good to watch. Still say he was robbed against Pacquiao.

Comment by Jeff Da Maori on 07-07-2011

[QUOTE=fastblack;10801588]hatton retired when he was counted out to 10,000 by Paq. Hatton was a farce and a joke and a fake. no skills no power no nothing. just an average kid in way over head small head. seeing that midget…

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