Former WBO junior lightweight and lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns has an eye on his domestic peers ahead of a return to 135 pounds.
Scotland’s Ricky Burns insists he was the victim of some serious home-cooking in his loss to Omar Figueroa in Texas, but the fight was a crowd-pleaser and he hopes it will translate into more opportunities in the U.S.
Former junior lightweight and lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns faces an uphill battle against the unbeaten Omar Figueroa Jr. this Saturday in Hidalgo, Texas, but the proud Scotsman is hoping for a major change of fortune in the 12-round junior welterweight attraction, which marks his U.S. debut.
Former WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa will meet former two-division titleholder Ricky Burns in the main event when Premier Boxing Champions returns to CBS on Saturday, May 9 from the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas.
Former two-weight world titleholder Ricky Burns has been penciled in to face ex-WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa at 140 pounds in San Antonio, Texas, on May 9.
This Saturday, British lightweight Kevin Mitchell will face Daniel Estrada but already has his sights on WBC titlist Jorge Linares.
Saturday night’s lightweight title bout between Terence Crawford and Raymundo Beltran isn’t just for the WBO strap; it’s also for the vacant RING championship. And Beltran is geared up for victory.
Former two-weight world champion Ricky Burns finally managed to secure a “W” in an eight-round junior welterweight attraction by dropping and then outpointing Alexandre Lepelley in Leeds, England.
When former lightweight titlist Ricky Burns makes his return to the ring on Saturday, he hopes to undo two straight losses and return to title contention, this time at 140 pounds.
Vasyl Lomachenko and Zou Shiming will support Manny Pacquiao’s WBO welterweight title defense against Chris Algieri on November 22 in Macao, China.
Critics poured scorn on Ricky Burns following a trio of poor performances against Jose Gonzalez, Raymundo Beltran and Terence Crawford, but the Scottish star looks to bounce back with new coach Tony Sims on Friday when he meets the unbeaten Dejan Zlaticanin in Glasgow.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook details former WBO lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns’ plans should he get past Dejan Zlaticanin on June 27.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us details on this weekend’s Televisa card from Cancun, Mexico, headlined by former three-division titlist Cristian Mijares.