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.
Looking to dust himself off rather soon after his lightweight title loss to Terence Crawford, Ricky Burns will return to the ring on June 27 against Dejan Zlaticanin in Scotland.
Former two-weight world titlist Ricky Burns will meet Montenegro-based Dejan Zlaticanin in Glasgow, Scotland, on June 27, and the battle-hardened lightweight promises a return to form following his first career defeat in seven years.
Lightweight contender Raymundo Beltran will face late-sub Arash Usmanee in a lightweight title eliminator on the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Tim Bradley rematch on Saturday. Beltran is looking to rebound from his controversial draw with Ricky Burns.
WBO lightweight titlist Terence Crawford recently spoke to RingTV.com on Floyd Mayweather Jr., his title win over Ricky Burns and what lies ahead in his career.
A number of RING-ranked fighters – including lightweights Ricky Burns and Terence Crawford and super middleweights Robert Stieglitz and Arthur Abraham – saw action during the last two weeks, which caused some changes within the magazine’s divisional rankings.
Unbeaten American Terence Crawford lived up to the hype by wrenching the WBO lightweight title from Ricky Burns’ grasp in Glasgow on Saturday, firmly announcing his arrival on the world stage with a unanimous decision. The official scores were 116-112 twice and 117-110.
Unbeaten American lightweight contender Terence Crawford outboxed, outfought and generally outclassed Ricky Burns over 12 rounds, taking the Scotish veteran’s WBO title via unanimous decision on Saturday in Glasgow.
WBO lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns added strength and conditioning coach Matthew Smillie to his team to help prepare him for tomorrow’s title defense against undefeated American challenger and odds favorite Terence Crawford.
Unbeaten Terence Crawford is also known as “The Hunter” and the switch hitting stylist has arrived in Scotland intent on capturing the WBO lightweight title at the expense of reigning beltholder Ricky Burns.
Ricky Burns defends his lightweight title against Terence Crawford on Saturday in perhaps his toughest test yet. Will he come out on top? The UK’s top fighters from the past and present seem to believe so.
Ricky Burns will go into the fifth defense of his WBO lightweight title as the underdog this Saturday night, when he meets unbeaten American star Terence Crawford, but promoter Eddie Hearn is convinced that the Scottish stylist carries more than one ace up his sleeve.
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum expects his fighter, unbeaten lightweight Terence Crawford, to score “a decisive victory” against WBO titleholder Ricky Burns on March 1 before Burns’ partisan fans at Scottish Exhibition Centre, Glasgow, Scotland.
Ricky Burns is deep in preparations for his March 1 title clash with Terence Crawford. The WBO lightweight beltholder is sparring with Olympic gold medalist Luke Campbell.