By Voja Radosavljevic · Nov. 23, 2008 · 2:35 AM
Ricky Hatton kept his Ring Magazine junior welterweight title by defeating Paulie Malignaggi with an 11th round TKO Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
By Jeff Haney and Andy Samuelson · Nov. 22, 2008 · 11:00 PM
The pro-British crowd was clearly on his side and Ricky Hatton didn't disappoint Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, dominating New Yorker Paulie Malignaggi on his way to a TKO victory in the 11th round.
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Behind the help of his constantly cheering fans, British boxer Ricky Hatton, scored a TKO victory over New Yorker, Paulie Malignaggi Saturday night in Las Vegas.
By Jeff Haney · Nov. 22, 2008 · 12:00 AM
Although only a minor championship belt and Ring Magazine’s title are stake, tonight’s fight matches the two men widely acknowledged as the best 140-pounders in boxing. Ricky Hatton hooked up with a new trainer, Floyd Mayweather Sr., in an effort to improve on several recent performances in the ring that Hatton called lackluster.
By Andy Samuelson · Nov. 20, 2008 · 12:00 AM
The British boxer no doubt will be the fan favorite, with possibly as many as 8,000 countrymen coming to the U.S. from overseas, but Malignaggi said he's used to the role as underdog. "I've been booed my whole career, so it's something that I'm use to," Malignaggi said. "I've made a living off that, because I realize that draws a reaction from the crowd and gets you more attention in some ways. I relish it, I tend to get a kick out of all the emotion people have towards me. I feed off of it."
By Andy Samuelson · Nov. 19, 2008 · 12:00 AM
There was no elaborate entrance this time around. No British cab needed to drop off the pride of Manchester in front of the MGM Grand on Tuesday afternoon. Something was certainly different about Ricky Hatton’s grand arrival to the grand casino on the Strip. The theatrical walk-up he performed for his last fight in Las Vegas a year ago was gone. So too were the fans, as only dozens from the "Hitman's" army were in attendance, compared to the thousands that cheered his every move last December.