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Homecoming king Hatton retains junior welterweight title over Lazcano

Originally Published: May 24, 2008
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England -- Ricky Hatton prevailed in a lopsided decision over Juan Lazcano on Saturday to retain his junior welterweight title and restart his career before a raucous home crowd.

Hatton won easily on all three judges' scorecards at the Manchester City soccer ground: 120-110, 118-110, 120-108. It was his first fight since he lost a WBC welterweight bid against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in December. That was his first loss in 44 career fights.

"It was a difficult fight," Hatton ...

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