News | Jul 01 2016

Ricky Burns ordered to fight Ricky Hatton protégé Kiryl Relikh

Ricky Burns and Kiryl Relikh must agree to fight within 30 days or else it will go to purse bids
Ricky Burns
Ricky-Burns  |  Lawrence Lustig/Matchroom

RICKY BURNS has been ordered to defend his WBA world super-lightweight title against Kiryl Relikh next.

The hard-hitting Belarus native, promoted and trained by Ricky Hatton, is unbeaten in 21 outings with 19 stoppage wins.

Burns, promoted by Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing, has 30 days to agree a deal with Relikh and his team or else the fight will go to purse bids.

 

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