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Ricky Hatton refused entry to US for Mayweather fight

Ricky Hatton Credit: Press Association

Former boxing champion Ricky Hatton has been refused entry to the US to commentate on the Mayweather v Maidana fight because of visa issues.

The 35-year-old was due provide commentary on the fight this weekend for the broadcaster BoxNation but was denied entry because of insufficient documents.

In a statement his solicitor said there is no indication that Hatton will not be able to travel in future.


Bury boxer Scott Quigg says his fight will be dangerous

Bury boxer Scott Quigg makes the third defence of his WBA World Super Bantamweight belt this Saturday.

As one of just three British world champions all eyes will be on the Phones 4 U Arena as he tops the bill in front of his home-crowd.

He faces South African Tshifhiwa Munyai.

David Chisnall met up with Scott at Manchester's Town Hall to see how his build up is going.


Boxer flips furniture and storms out of news conference

Tyson Fury flipped over a table, sending bottles and belts flying, at a news conference with opponent Dereck Chisora.

The boxers squared-up at the Lowry Hotel in Salford, ahead of their July showdown at Manchester's Phones4U Arena.

Fury, from Salford, jumped over the mess he had created before storming out. He left Chisora to face the press alone.

Tyson squares up to boxing rival

Tyson Fury Credit: PA

Manchester heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury is due to face his fierce rival, Dereck Chisora.

The two will square up a press conference to promote their forthcoming fight this summer.

Fury and Chisora go head to head in a crucial rematch at the Phones 4 U Arena on Saturday the 26th July for the vacant British Championship.

Wladimir Klitschko defeats David Haye in 2011 Credit: PA

The contest is billed The Fight For The Right with the winner getting the chance to take on Ukrainian WBO World Champion, Wladimir Klitschko.

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