Burns has operation on career-threatening jaw injury

09
Sep

Burns has operation on career-threatening jaw injury

WBO lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns has undergone surgery to repair the broken jaw he sustained in his controversial draw title defense against Raymundo Beltran on Saturday. The injury is career threatening, according to Burns’ promoter.

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08
Sep

Beltran unlucky in draw with Burns

Scottish lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns weathered a knockdown and suffered a dislocated jaw in a spirited scrap that ended in an unsatisfying draw for challenger Raymundo Beltran.

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07
Sep

Photo gallery: Burns vs. Beltran

Photos from Glasgow, Scotland, where Ricky Burns kept his WBO lightweight title with a controversial draw despite a punishing performance by challenger Raymundo Beltran.

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04
Sep

Burns, Beltran friendly before battle

During a respectful final press conference at the Marriott Hotel, both champion Ricky Burns and challenger Raymundo Beltran vowed to dazzle the crowd on Saturday night at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre.

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23
Aug

Photo gallery: Ray Beltran workout

Raymundo Beltran trains at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood for his fight against WBO lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns on Sept. 7. Photos by Chris Farina-Top Rank.

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20
Aug

Q&A: Burns on Beltran, recent preparation

Lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns has ramped up his preparation after getting a wake-up call in his last fight, but says he’ll still rely more on fists than fight tapes against Raymundo Beltran on Sept. 7.

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07
Aug

Q&A: Beltran talks Burns

After 14 often difficult years in the professional ranks, respected lightweight contender Raymundo Beltran will finally get his first world title shot on the home turf of Scotland’s WBO beltholder Ricky Burns on Sept. 7.

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