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UK start time, undercard and how to watch the Hitman exhibition fight in Manchester


Ricky ‘The Hitman’ Hatton is set to return to the ring this summer for a standout matchup against Mexican icon Marco Antonio Barrera.

After a stellar career, Hatton hung up the gloves in 2012.

‘Hitman’ Hatton is set to return to the ring this summer for a one-off clash against Mexican icon Barrera

He has held multiple world titles and boasts a fine record of 45 wins and three losses, including two at the fists of legends Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.

Now Hatton will be back in the spotlight for just one night as he takes on Barrera in his hometown of Manchester.

It promises to be a festive and emotional evening for the duo and fans will be delighted.

Hatton vs Barrera: Start date and time

The eight-round exhibition bout is set to take place on Saturday July 2 and takes place at Manchester Arena.

Hatton vs Barrera is expected to start from 10pm on the night, but that will be confirmed at a later date.

Hatton vs Barrera: TV Channel and Live Stream

Radio and TV coverage of the fight has yet to be confirmed and will be soon.

talkSPORT.com will have full coverage of the fight, including all the fight week news and a live blog for the action itself.

UK start time, undercard and how to watch the Hitman exhibition fight in Manchester

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Ricky Hatton made his debut in 1997


Hatton vs. Barrera: Undercard

The undercard for the event has yet to be announced and will follow in due course.

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  • MAIN EVENT: Ricky Hatton vs. Marco Antonio Barrera

Hatton vs Barrera: What was said?

Ricky Hatton: “I can’t wait, to be honest with you.

“Even though we retired, we are not dead, we are still proud champions, me and Marco.

“We still have to set goals, we have dreams to live. It was an easy decision to make. »

Hatton continued: “It’s an exhibition but it will be competitive because we’re both proud champions. I don’t think he’ll want to come to Manchester and have my ears cut off, and I don’t think I’d like Marco to cut my ears off either.

“We all know what a great fighter Marco was, nobody needs to tell me that, but to go out there and share the ring with him and experience first hand how good he is, it will be a dream. come true.

“Believe me, none of the fans will leave this event disappointed.”

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