The Ricky Hatton that beat Kostya Tszyu in 2005 can beat Floyd Mayweather,he was so focused and in such amazing physical shape that he would have given anybody at that level a tough time. Pacquiao's win made him one of only two (the other being Oscar De La Hoya) to win six world championships in six different weight divisions at that time (he won his seventh world title in seventh weight division on 14 November 2009 against Miguel Cotto). Solar executives went to Los Angeles to meet with Pacquiao to resolve the issues. He cannot box. [18], Prior to the bout, it was reported that Hatton's camp was in "turmoil", with Roach's source saying that "Hatton was miserable with Mayweather and was unhappy that Mayweather had arrived late for several workouts." Making his welterweight debut in 2006, Hatton won a tough fight against WBA champion Luis Collazo to win a world title in his second weight class. During his career he won fifteen major world titles including The Ring in five weight classes, the lineal championship in four weight classes, and retired with an undefeated record. [7] [8] In 2011, Hatton announced his retirement from the sport, [9] [10] but in 2012, more than three years after his last fight, he confirmed his comeback.

He held the European welterweight title from 2010 to 2011, and challenged once for the WBC light-middleweight title in the latter year. The fight was agreed to less than three months after Mayweather had said he planned to retire following a victory over Oscar De La Hoya. [31] The three fights would take place in the United States. [22] Hatton claimed the vacant World Boxing Union (WBU) light-welterweight title in March 2001, having sent opponent Tony Pep to the canvas three times in the process.[23]. Pacquiao vs. Hatton was broadcast as a pay-per-view produced by HBO. Hatton made his professional debut on 11 September 1997 against Colin McAuley in Widnes at Kingsway Leisure Centre. [4] Prior to the fight, Tom Jones sang "God Save the Queen", and Tyrese Gibson sang "The Star-Spangled Banner". [57] In the eighth round, a left hook to the body sent Hatton to the floor. Unable to stand up, Castillo was counted out for the first time in his career. Regarded by many boxing historians as one of the greatest professional boxers of all time, Pacquiao is the only boxer in history to win 12 major world titles in eight different weight divisions. Four of the five judges awarded the contest to Hatton, but under the scoring rules Hatton was defeated as the fifth judge gave the match to Hatton's opponent by 16 points. [23], Hatton's next four fights after gaining the WBO inter-continental belt were all won within four rounds. Hatton fought Chavo Guerrero in a Boxer vs. Wrestler Match when he was the guest host on the November 9, 2009 RAW. [42] Hatton got up, but Mayweather quickly resumed his attack, resulting in Joe Cortez putting a stop to the fight and Hatton's corner threw in the towel. In the United States, the fight reportedly attracted around 850,000 buys, bringing in at least $50 million in revenue.[21]. [81], Hatton is a boxing trainer. The knockout won him the Ring Magazine knockout of the year for 2009. [65], Hatton appeared on the Friday Night with Jonathan Ross show in March 2007. Hatton had earlier said that he is happy with Mayweather, with whom he replaced his long-time trainer Billy Graham.[19].

His entrance music was the club's song "Blue Moon" as performed by the band "Supra". The shorts had the Barnsley emblem on them and were coloured red and blue, Barnsley Football Club's colours, because Parkinson supports Barnsley. In 2000, Hatton won the British light-welterweight title, followed by the WBU title the following year; he made a record fifteen successful defences of the latter from 2001 to 2004. In round ten, Hatton was hurt again by a left hook. There is no skill to what he does in the ring. [24] In December, Hatton was named the 2005 Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year.[25]. In the 1st round, Hatton caught Mayweather with a left jab which knocked Mayweather off balance. De bokser is anno 2020 bekend van Light Welterweight, Welterweight. Official scorecards read 88–82, 89–81, and 89–81 at the time of stoppage, all in favour of Mayweather. Unable to stand up, Castillo was counted out for the first time in his career. [25], It was later revealed that Pacquiao had terminated his contract with Solar Sports because it had been delaying the payments of 60 million pesos it was expected to make per-bout for the broadcast rights under the contract, which was originally supposed to last until 2011. "[26] In response, Solar filed a lawsuit against both Pacquiao and ABS-CBN, seeking 150 million pesoes in damages.
Hatton fans also like to taunt the opponent by singing "Who are ya? [47][71] Hatton hosted the 9 November edition of WWE Raw, defeating Chavo Guerrero in a match. Mayweather commented post-match that "Ricky Hatton is one tough fighter. His entrance music is the club's song"Blue Moon" as performed by the band "Supra". [41] Hatton was able to hold his own until round eight, when Mayweather began to adapt to Hatton and started counterattacking. On 26 November 2005, Hatton won the WBA light-welterweight title when he defeated Carlos Maussa in the ninth round of a unification bout. [27] The three fights would take place in the United States. [22] His first international title came in May 1999, when he defeated Dillon Carew for the WBO inter-continental light-welterweight title.

He is still a champion in my eyes and I'd love to see him fight again ... Ricky Hatton is probably one of toughest competitors I've faced. Hatton also once had a trial at City for the youth team. Boxing matches involving Floyd Mayweather Jr. December 2007 sports events in the United States, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 28 September 2020, at 02:31. [60] It was the third time Hatton had been stopped, taking his overall record to 45 wins and 3 defeats. When the host, Ross, placed some pads on his hands and gave Hatton gloves to hit them with, he knocked a pad clean off Ross's hand with a powerful left hook. Hatton won by a technical knockout (TKO) in first round, [20] while in his second fight he boxed at Madison Square Garden in New York, as part of the undercard to Naseem Hamed vs. Kevin Kelley. His father Ray was his manager, [74] and manages Hatton's brother and fellow boxer Matthew Hatton. He joined the family carpet business on leaving school, but after he cut four of his fingers with a Stanley knife, his father made him a salesman to prevent him from losing his fingers. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. [61] He announced his final retirement from the ring immediately afterwards, [6] [59] saying "I needed one more fight to see if I had still got it – and I haven't. At mid-December, both boxers verbally agreed on a 50% split of the proceeds;[5] however, Pacquiao changed his decision to a favorable 60%–40% split of the pay-per-view (PPV) revenues, while Hatton wanted an even 50% split. His father, Ray Hatton, said, "We had a conversation with a third party asking whether, if we were approached by the Mayweather team, would a possible rematch be on the cards. [35] In round four, Hatton landed a "perfect" left hook to the liver, which put Castillo to the canvas. The fight had a deep effect on Ricky Hatton. Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. is an American professional boxing promoter and former professional boxer. "[34] Hatton laid on the canvas for several minutes before getting up; he was eventually taken to a local hospital for a precautionary brain scan. He is a former WBA (Super), IBF, IBO and The Ring Light Welterweight Champion, and WBA Welterweight Champion. Floyd Mayweather is an American boxing trainer and former professional boxer who competed from 1974 to 1990. Sugar Ray Leonard predicting a Ricky Hatton win if he fought Floyd Mayweather.Tuesday, 6 February 2007. The broadcast of the fight in the Philippines was watched by nearly half the country's households. Hatton would eventually lose to Manny Pacquiao via second-round KO and put his career on an indefinite hiatus. Pro Wrestling is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. In 2013, Hatton became the patron of Manchester-based homeless charity Barnabus. However, on 7 July 2011, Hatton announced his retirement from boxing. Ricky Hatton, the Lightweight Champion SOURCE: [email protected] In addition to his professional career, he currently works as the promoter and trainer in the boxing industry. [73], Hatton's mother, Carol, still works on the carpet stall on Glossop Market in the Peak District. It was named Knockout of the Year by The Ring magazine. Hatton tried to stem the tide by holding onto Pacquiao's head midway through the round, but Pacquiao finally ended the contest by hitting Hatton with a heavy left hook, knocking Hatton unconscious 2:59 into round two. [7][8][9] On 14 September 2012, more than three years after his last fight, Hatton confirmed his comeback to professional boxing;[10] after losing his first match on 24 November 2012, he announced his final retirement. Furthermore, through his lawyer, Pacquiao said that neither party violated the contract and that it is valid and binding. [12] Sir Tom Jones sang "God Save the Queen" while American-raised Filipino-Mexican Jasmine Villegas sang "The Star-Spangled Banner.". I’ve got a problem with my legs, they just can’t walk past a. I've got a lot to prove because of the criticism over my weight and moving back down a division. Details of this contract were not disclosed. [69] Ray Hatton added, "Really, at the moment we're looking at Manny Pacquiao. In the third round, Mayweather landed a right that cut Hatton above the right eye.
He has his own promotion company namely Hatton Promotions. I'm going to punch him in his beer belly when I see him. In 2005 he was named Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine, the Boxing Writers Association of America, and ESPN.

He knocked him down with a left hook, and Hatton was badly hurt. October 12, 2020 Monday Night RAW results, IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship, Professional boxing record for Ricky Hatton, He's a little Hitman." [50] [71], Hatton hosted the 9 November 2009 edition of WWE Raw at the Sheffield Arena, defeating professional wrestler Chavo Guerrero in a match. In round eight, Hatton absorbed a left hook to the chin that wobbled him. [19] Hatton was based at Billy "The Preacher" Graham's gym in Moss Side, [18] where fellow boxers included Carl Thompson and Michael Gomez. [58]. Hatton is a supporter of The Village News, Haughton Green's local children's newspaper made by children in aid of charity.