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Hatton will move up to welterweight, fight Collazo

Updated: March 23, 2006, 2:19 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

The ongoing saga of who, where and on what network junior welterweight champ Ricky Hatton will fight is nearly over.

The British sensation will move up to 147 pounds and face welterweight titlist Luis Collazo of New York on May 13 at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, co-promoter Artie Pelullo told ESPN.com Wednesday night.

The only remaining piece of the puzzle is for Pelullo to complete Hatton's television deal with HBO, which is expected shortly.

He said that although rival ...

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