Two months on from announcing his retirement from boxing, former world champion Ricky Hatton was back in the ring today, getting a crash-course in mixed martial arts by Liverpool's UFC fighter Paul Sass.
Sass is taking on American Danny Castillo at Wembley Arena next month.
Sass currently holds the world record for the most consecutive victories via a move called the triangle choke.
Ricky Hatton spoke to Granada's Daniel Hewitt in his first TV interview following his knock out in the ninth round of his comeback fight against Vyacheslav Senchenko.
Find out why he's over his heartbreak and looking to the future.
Former champion Ricky Hatton says he wants to create a world class stable of boxers now he's stepped out of the ring for good. Appearing bruised following his ninth round stoppage he told reporters he 'no longer has it' and that the defeat has given him closure.
Manchester boxer Ricky Hatton announces his retirement from the sport after Saturday night's defeat to Vyacheslav Senchenko.
Part of Ricky Hatton's statement in which he announces his retirement from the sport.
Hatton says he can't keep making excuses. I'm a different man now, I will be the best father, the best trainer, the best boyfriend I can be.
"We're really, really disappointed. We knew the opponent was an excellent opponent. He was getting caught coming in. He lost his concentration probably after the fourth round and was getting caught. "That body punch took everything out of him."