“I was beaten by the better man”. Truer words have never been spoken by Ricky Burns as he gave a frank and concise assessment of his performance in the immediate aftermath of his defeat to Terrence Crawford. 610 more words
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Ricky Burns is now on the comeback trail, as Terence Crawford ended his reign as WBO lightweight champion in Glasgow on Saturday. Crawford, already touted as the next “Big Thing” in America was too clever and skilled for Burns, who endured another tough night in front of his home crowd. 378 more words
In past fights in Glasgow, where tens of thousands of fans have sold out arena’s to support Ricky Burns, there has been an air of confidence mixed with nerves and anxiety. 637 more words
Braveheart Ricky Burns succumbed his WBO world lightweight title to American Terence Crawford in front of a capacity albeit silenced home crowd in Glasgow.