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Hearn Comments on Burns Future!

With Ricky Burns losing, on a split decision, in Glasgow on Friday night to the unbeaten Montenegro fighter Dejan Zlaticanin, all hopes of a world title bout have gone.

In honest fashion, his promoter Eddie Hearn has admitted that the Scot will not be fighting at world level again. However the promoter has hinted that Burns could still feature in some decent domestic tear-ups remarking in the aftermath of the defeat last night,

'He's shown he's not ready to fight for another world title and that's the heart-breaking thing,' said Hearn.”

'If he says to me 'I don't want to be involved in domestic fights' then he's done.”



Boxing and competing is not all about world level, there are big domestic fights out there. It's all about desire.”

'I want Ricky to fight again because I know how much it means to him and the desire he's got. I think there would be a huge void in Ricky Burns' life without the sport of boxing.”

'He's in tears back stage, absolutely devastated, and more devastated than when Crawford beat him, because he knows deep down he's too good to be losing at that level.”


But is that the case?

Perhaps the old Ricky Burns might have beaten Dejan Zlaticanin but, as the saying goes, time waits for no man!


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Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday June 28 2014

Time: 12:14PM

 

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