Ricky Burns switches promoters
Lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns bolted from promoter Frank Warren to sign with rival British promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport on Monday.
At a news conference in London, Hearn announced that he had signed Burns as well as a May 11 title defense in his native Scotland. Burns' opponent has not yet been determined, but Hearn said it won't be a title-unification fight with American Adrien Broner, a fight that Broner and Golden Boy promoter Richard Schaefer have been angling ...
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