Ricky Burns

Ricky Burns
Nationality:
United Kingdom
Residence:
Coatbridge, United Kingdom
Born:
April 13, 1983 (37 years)
Place of Birth:
Bellshill, United Kingdom
Height:
5′7″ / 175 cm
Reach:
5′7″ / 175 cm
Record:
40-8-1, 14 КО
Division:
Super Lightweight (140 lbs)
Debut:
Oct. 20, 2001
Stance:
Orthodox
BoxRec ID:
71275
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Liranes vs Burns on September 7 in the WBA eliminator
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July 8, 2019, midnight

On September 7 in Glasgow there will be an elimination bout for the title of the official challenger for the WBA lightweight title between two former world champions in three weight categories - Ricky Burns (43-7-1, 16 KOs) and  Jorge Linares (45-5, 28 KOs).

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Kroll vs Burns - October 7 in Manchester
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Aug. 7, 2017, 2:17 p.m.

Ex-world champions Englishman Anthony Crolla (31-6-3, 13 KOs) and Scotsman Ricky Burns (41-6-1, 14 KOs) will hold a match on October 7 in Manchester, the hometown of Anthony, in the lightweight division. Both Crolla and Burns lost their last fights, and a loss in the upcoming meeting could mean the end of the title prospects in their future.

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IBF scheduled bid for Indongo- Lipinets
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April 19, 2017, 10:47 p.m.

Purse bids for a pair of mandatory world title fights have been scheduled for April 27 at IBF headquarters in Springfield, New Jersey. Unless the sides make deals, there will be an auction for promotional rights for the fight between junior welterweight titlist Julius Indongo (22-0, 11 KOs), of Namibia, who unified two belts by easily outpointing Ricky Burns on Saturday, and Kazakhstan's Sergiy Lipinets (12-0, 10 KOs).

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Julius Indongo vs Ricky Burns. Full fight
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April 16, 2017, 9:58 a.m.

In a huge super lightweight unification clash, IBF champion Julius Indongo (22-1, 11 KOs) claimed the belt of WBA champion Ricky Burns (41-6-1, 14 KOs) with a one-sided twelve round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. After a slow start, Indongo’s power started paying dividends as he broke Burns down. Burns tried to rally late, but still he had to be wary of Indongo’s power. Burns down in round twelve, ruled a slip. Scores were 120-108, 118-110, 116-112.

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Indongo dominates Burns to unify WBA and IBF 140lb titles
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April 16, 2017, 1:49 a.m.

In a huge super lightweight unification clash, IBF champion Julius Indongo (22-1, 11 KOs) claimed the belt of WBA champion Ricky Burns (41-6-1, 14 KOs) with a one-sided twelve round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. After a slow start, Indongo’s power started paying dividends as he broke Burns down. Burns tried to rally late, but still he had to be wary of Indongo’s power. Burns down in round twelve, ruled a slip. Scores were 120-108, 118-110, 116-112.

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