Katsidis: ‘After Burns I want Hatton’

‘Brit Basher’ Michael Katsidis has set his sights on enticing British legend Ricky Hatton out of retirement after he gets through his Interim WBO lightweight title fight with Ricky Burns on Saturday night.

Hatton nervous ahead of trainer debut

British ring legend Ricky Hatton admits he will be nervous as he was before any of his fights when he makes his ring return next week in the corner for welterweight prospect Adam Little.

Hatton starts his new career as a trainer at Oldham Leisure Centre on November 12 when his fighter Adam Little boxes on the undercard of Denton Vassell's Commonwealth welterweight defence against Samuel Colombian.

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Murray to have army backing for Sturm fight

British and Commonwealth middleweight champion Martin Murray will have the Army fighting his corner when he challenges WBA super champion Felix Sturm in Mannheim, Germany on December 2.

Martin will make his ring walk at the SAP Arena accompanied by drummers from The Duke of Lancaster regiment. His friend Andy Reid was injured in battle losing both legs and the unbeaten boxer is helping to raise funds for the Army Benevolent Fund.