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Hatton announces comeback

Ricky Hatton has announced his boxing comeback and will fight on November 24 at the Manchester Arena. He is expected to target a world title rematch with Paulie Malignaggi.

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Ricky Hatton's career highs and lows

  • Ricky Hatton makes his professional debut in 1997 against Colin McAuley.
  • On 5 June 2005 Hatton defeats Light Welterweight Champion Kostya Tszyu.
  • Hatton wins the WBA Welterweight crown from Luis Collazo in 2006.
  • On 20 January 2007 Hatton beats Juan Urango to win the IBF Light Welterweight title.
  • On 23 June 2007 Hatton knocks out former world champion Jose Luis Castillo in four rounds.
  • On December 8th, 2007 Hatton loses the welterweight fight to Floyd Mayweather Jr in the 10th round.
  • On 24 May 2008 Hatton beats Mexican Juan Lazcano to retain the IBO Light Welterweight title.
  • Hatton beats Paulie Malignaggi on 22 November for Hatton's The Ring Light Welterweight title.
  • Manny Pacquiao defeats Hatton with a second round knockout on May 2, 2009.
  • On 7 July 2011 Hatton announces his retirement from boxing.

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