Ricky Hatton hails Ricky Burns as one of Britain's boxing greats ahead of Kiryl Relikh joust
RICKY BURNS might be the most modest man in the fight game but Ricky Hatton reckons the Scot has earned his place among the British boxing greats.
The Hitman hopes his charge Kiryl Relikh will rip the WBA light-welterweight title from the Scot at the Hydro tonight.
But Hatton is clear no matter what happens Burns deserves to be spoken about in the same breath as fight legends such as himself and Joe Calzaghe.
Burns became only the third Brit to win world titles at three different weights when he beat Michele di Rocco in May and is eyeing up megafights in the USA.
Hatton said: “People talk... read more
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