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Hatton welcomes Ali to his gym

Updated: August 26, 2009, 2:26 PM ET
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England -- Ricky Hatton welcomed Muhammad Ali to his gym Wednesday and said that not even a meeting with The Greatest could persuade him to get back in the ring again.

Hatton, the former world light welterweight champion, hasn't fought since a second-round knockout loss to Manny Pacquiao in May and is now a promoter.

The 30-year-old Briton, known for his aggressive, body-punching style, said he was reduced to tears when meeting 67-year-old Ali, who has Parkinson's ...

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