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Boxing Legend & Man City Fan Ricky Hatton KO'd

Manchester City fan and boxing legend Ricky Hatton failed in the early hours of Sunday morning to take out Manny Pacquiao and now he's being urged to quit the ring for good.

Assistant trainer, Lee Beard adds his view on Hatton's defeat.



Manny Pacquiao gives his reaction.



Pacquiao's trainer adds his thoughts.



Should Hatton retire?

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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday May 4 2009

Time: 2:25PM

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I have to say up front I am not a fan of boxing, but I was sorry to hear a fellow blue lost.
Doody
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04/05/2009 18:48:00

I have to say up front I am not a fan of boxing, but I was sorry to hear a fellow blue lost.
Doody
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04/05/2009 18:48:00

Not sure what Ricky's alternatives are but please don't take a re-match, if offered. I hope the City team can make Ricky feel a little better, by beating thd Rags this week.
Thaibluefan
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05/05/2009 02:13:00

Not sure what Ricky's alternatives are but please don't take a re-match, if offered. I hope the City team can make Ricky feel a little better, by beating thd Rags this week.
Thaibluefan
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05/05/2009 02:13:00

Ricky is fine, of course and needs no sympathy. I'm sure he wouldn't thank anyone for it. He is a great fighter -- but this one was a mismatch. Whether that was about the preparation or something else I don't know. Maybe a boxing expert could enlighten? I heard the other day that Ricky has to lose between three and four STONES to make the weight for fights. he does the impossible just to show up in my book! I loved watching boxing when younger. But I lost all enthusiasm when I saw what it did to Ali. I'm just glad Ricky is okay. He was reported as saying he actually felt better than after twelve rounders he had won.
Sindbad
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06/05/2009 00:20:00

Ricky is fine, of course and needs no sympathy. I'm sure he wouldn't thank anyone for it. He is a great fighter -- but this one was a mismatch. Whether that was about the preparation or something else I don't know. Maybe a boxing expert could enlighten? I heard the other day that Ricky has to lose between three and four STONES to make the weight for fights. he does the impossible just to show up in my book! I loved watching boxing when younger. But I lost all enthusiasm when I saw what it did to Ali. I'm just glad Ricky is okay. He was reported as saying he actually felt better than after twelve rounders he had won.
Sindbad
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06/05/2009 00:20:00

 

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