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2010-06-12 05:18:00

BIRKIRKARA, Malta, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- During the visit, the professional boxer met with deVere executives and clients. Ricky Hatton, one of the world's greatest pound-for-pound fighters, visited the deVere offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai to help promote the imminent launch of the company's latest service offering - a mobile application of the Fund Platform available on iPads and iPhones. The service will be offered to clients this summer, enabling users to keep up-to-date with their...

2009-05-31 22:39:16

WBA welterweight boxing champion Shane Mosley has refuted claims he is ducking IBO light welterweight champ Manny Pacquiao. A Mosley-Pacquiao bout could command the largest gate in boxing this year, boxing analysts say. The 30-year-old Pacquiao, called one of the world's best ever pound-for-pound fighters, floored former IBO light welterweight champ Ricky Hatton three times when they fought in Las Vegas May 3. There are conflicting reports from the Pacquiao camp an upcoming fight between me...

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2009-05-06 14:40:10

Boxer Manny Pacquiao has been told not to return to the Philippines because of a swine flu epidemic in the U.S. and Mexico, the Philippine Daily Inquirer said. Pacquiao recorded a second-round technical knockout of Ricky Hatton during a 140-pound title bout in Las Vegas Saturday and was to be honored upon his scheduled return to Manila on Friday. He went to Los Angeles with his wife, mother and others in his entourage to celebrate his victory, but Wednesday, he was urged by Philippines Health...

2009-04-20 15:29:46

A British teenager playing an online PlayStation 3 boxing game said he was shocked when his opponent turned out to be real-life boxing great Floyd Mayweather. George Guest, 15, said he was playing Fight Night 3 at his Belvedere, England, home when his online opponent knocked his player to the canvas three times in a single round, The Sun reported Monday. Guest said he joking sent the other player a message: Who do you think you are, Ricky Hatton? The teenager said he was shocked when the...

2008-10-02 18:00:18

BOXER Ricky Hatton will form part of Oasis' close protection squad when the band plays in Liverpool next Tuesday. Song writer and guitarist Noel Gallagher was set upon by a crazed fan when the band played a gig in Toronto last month. Hatton is said to be a longtime Oasis fan and will fulfil a dream by introducing the rock and roll band. Oasis will play the Echo Arena on October 7 and 8. TO READ other stories on the MTV Europe Music Awards in Liverpool, visit www.liverpool...

2006-05-13 23:50:46

By Mike Shalin BOSTON (Reuters) - Ricky Hatton added the first world welterweight title to his haul with a unanimous points decision over World Boxing Association champion Luis Collazo over 12 bruising rounds in Boston on Saturday. The Englishman, who stepped up from junior welterweight to improve his record to 41-0 (30 knockouts), floored Collazo 15 seconds into the fight and had him bleeding from the mouth and forehead throughout, but southpaw Collazo battled back in a grueling...

2006-05-11 17:19:59

By Mike Shalin BOSTON (Reuters) - World junior welterweight champion Ricky "Hitman" Hatton has waited a long time to get back to the United States to fight. Now that he is here, the undefeated Manchester, England native son is determined to start reaping the rewards of being a true champion. Hatton, 40-0 with 30 knockouts, steps up from junior welterweight Saturday night to fight welterweight champ Luis Collazo (26-1, 12 KOs), only Hatton's second fight in the U.S. and his first...

2005-09-12 10:43:05

By Nick Johnson MANCHESTER (Reuters) - IBF light-welterweight champion Ricky Hatton will fight WBA titleholder Carlos Maussa in a unification bout in November, the Briton announced on Monday. However, the fight may be prevented from going ahead after Hatton's former promoter, Frank Warren, claimed the 26-year-old had broken a contract in order to link up with Dennis Hobson's Fight Academy. Hatton beat Kostya Tszyu in July to claim the IBF belt and will face 33-year-old Colombian...


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