Resilient Ricky Burns defeated by Anthony Crolla in gruelling Battle of Britain clash

Resilient Ricky Burns defeated by Anthony Crolla in gruelling Battle of Britain clash
 

Ricky Burns wore the Rocky inspired shorts but there was to be no Hollywood ending for the Scottish fight hero.
The three-weight world champion produced a boxing blockbuster display but couldn’t rip up the script to get the better of bookies favourite Anthony Crolla in Manchester on Saturday.
Braveheart Burns left everything in the ring in an epic scrap but came up just short after 12 punishing rounds.
Crolla edged it on points - but it was close.
The judges had it 116-113, 117-112, 116-114 - but those numbers only told half the story.
They don’t come much tougher than the Coatbridge man.... read more

 
8 October 2017 in Sport, Views: 75
Source: Daily Record
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