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Ricky Hatton

English former professional boxer

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Ricky Hatton: English former professional boxer
Richard John Hatton, is a British former professional boxer who competed between 1997 and 2012, and has since worked as a boxing promoter and trainer. During his boxing career he held multiple world championships at light-welterweight and one at welterweight. Hatton is ranked by BoxRec as the best British light-welterweight of all time, the third best in Europe, and eleventh best worldwide. In 2005 he was named Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine, the Boxing Writers Association of America, and ESPN.


Greatest Fights: Ricky Hatton, Kostya Tszyu and a Manchester bout to remember

Ricky Hatton stood little chance, but key words in his ear when he had nothing left to give saw him upset Kostya Tszyu.
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Ricky Hatton: Former world champion on overcoming mental health struggles

Former world champion Ricky Hatton tells BBC Sport how he overcame problems with drink, drugs and depression and why mental health issues are so prevalent in boxing today.
BBC News - Published
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