Discussion

Ricky Burns to face Jose Gonzalez

Updated: March 26, 2013, 12:41 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

It's been a whirlwind few weeks for lightweight titlist Ricky Burns with the cancellation of a fight followed by the jump to a new promoter.

But now he is set for his next defense.

Burns will make the mandatory defense of his 135-pound world title against Jose Gonzalez of Puerto Rico on May 11 at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, Burns' home country, Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn announced on Tuesday.

Burns had been due to face Mexico's Miguel Vazquez in a world ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE BOXING HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM