The former Wba Lw champion Anthony Crolla entered this fight with a boxing record of 31-6-3 (13 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.12 lightweight in the world but he comes two consecutive losses, both suffered with Jorge Linares (=Crolla vs Linares I and Linares vs Crolla II). Before these two defeats he had won over Ismael Barroso (=Crolla vs Barroso).
His opponent, the former world champion in three different weight classes Ricky Burns, has an official record of 41-6-1 (14 knockouts) and he entered as the No.15 super lightweight. In his last three fights he has beat Michele Di Rocco (=Burns vs Di Rocco) and Kiryl Relikh (=Burns vs Relikh) but then he has lost to Julius Indongo (=Burns vs Indongo). Anthony Crolla vs Ricky Burns is the main event of the evening. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom
Division: lightweight (135 lbs, 61.2 kg)
Crolla’s previous fight: Jorge Linares vs Anthony Crolla 2
Burns’ previous fight: Ricky Burns vs Julius Indongo
Crolla’s next fight: Anthony Crolla vs Edson Ramirez
Crolla vs Burns Fight Video:
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