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…on Hatton vs. Witter – is it time?

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Mayweather KOs Ricky Hatton

Hatton was found out by Mayweather but he still remains the top dog at 10 st

Oh dear, Ricky, oh dear. After eight rounds of hanging in there and two rounds of destruction, Hatton proved his doubters wrong. Lance Williams of MySportsRadio called Hatton “the Triple B guy” after his narrow win over Luis Collazo, in that he is bankable, boxable and beatable. What was most worrying was how Mayweather easily handled Hatton on the inside, negating what was considered Hatton’s biggest strength. Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by Michael Farrow

December 13, 2007 at 8:30 pm

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…on Ricky Hatton’s wasted year

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Ricky "Hitman" Hatton unleashes a body shot to Jose Luis Castillo

A textbook-perfect shovel hook

After defeating Jose Luis Castillo this past weekend, Ricky Hatton is back in the hunt for the big names. The 2005 Fighter of the Year looks to have another high-profile year after a 4th round liver punch knockout of the Mexican former Lightweight champion. After a drab 2006, where it felt like they missed a trick, I can’t help but think that Ricky has been handled badly. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Michael Farrow

June 28, 2007 at 6:47 pm

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