Great wins by Brits away from home

In case Ricky Hatton is in need of inspiration, here's a list of great performances by U.K. fighters on the road.

Originally Published: November 28, 2007
By Graham Houston | Special to ESPN.com

If Ricky Hatton defeats Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Dec. 8, it might well be considered the greatest-ever win by a Briton abroad. Here is a look at 10 previous notable wins by Britons away from home.

1. John H. Stracey TKO 6 Jose Napoles, Mexico City, Dec. 6, 1975

The great Cuban fighter Napoles, a longtime resident of Mexico City, was expected to keep his welterweight title against Stracey, but there were indications the Londoner had a great chance. It was thought Napoles might have ...

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