Hatton beats Tszyu in world title fight

thecheers.org    2005-06-04 22:35:19    


Britain's Ricky Hatton has won the International Boxing Federation junior welterweight title, beating Russian-born Australian champion Kostya Tszyu.

Fighting in front of a sell-out 22,000 crowd in his home city of Manchester, Hatton staged an 11th round stoppage of Tszyu in a thrilling fight, broadcast on television at 2am British time to meet prime time demand on US TV.


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