Hatton Starts Vegas Life With A Victory

Posted on January 21, 2007. Filed under: Boxing, Sport |

Ricky Hatton reclaimed the IBF light-welterweight crown with a points victory over Juan Urango on his Las Vegas debut.

The Hitman needed all his ringsmarts to take his fourth world title in as many fights, winning back the one that set him on the way to boxing superstardom.

His unanimous win (119-109 on all three cards) was a far cry from Kostya Tszyu and that heady summer’s night in Manchester, yet it was enough to overcome a champion that might have been one-dimensional, but was as immovable as he was muscular.

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