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Ricky Burns

Light Weight

W44

HOMETOWN

  • Bellshill, United Kingdom

KO 16

STANCE

Orthodox

L 8

AGE

40

D 1

HEIGHT

5′ 10″
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About


Over the course of his remarkable 18-year professional boxing career, Ricky Burns, also known as “The Rickster,” engaged in a total of 52 fights. His record showcases 43 wins, 8 losses, and 1 draw, establishing him as a formidable and seasoned competitor. His last professional bout took place on October 26, 2019, and by then, his record stood at an impressive 43-8-1, including 16 victories achieved through knockout (KO) wins.

Born on April 13, 1983, in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland, Ricky Burns began his professional boxing journey at the age of 18, making his debut on October 20, 2001. Throughout his career, he achieved the remarkable feat of becoming a former three-weight-class world champion, showcasing his versatility and skill in the ring.

In total, Burns won two world titles and successfully defended his titles in seven fights. He demonstrated his knockout power in title fights by securing five victories via KO.

Having accomplished so much during his career, Ricky Burns, at the age of 40, decided to retire from professional boxing, leaving behind a legacy as one of Scotland’s finest boxers and a true icon in the sport.

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