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Floyd Mayweather can expect Ricky Hatton phone call as British boxing icon considers fight

Ricky Hatton would swap his beloved Champions League triumph in Istanbul to have overwhelmed of their world title contest in 2007. And ‘The HitMan’ hasn’t dominated out going through the undefeated American all-time nice once more in an unlikely rematch.

Hatton noticed his personal unbeaten document crushed by Mayweather in Las Vegas 16 years in the past when the 2 fighters went head-to-head for the WBC and The Ring welterweight titles on the MGM Grand.

In a contest that was billed as ‘Undefeated’ and watched by thousands and thousands across the globe, ‘Cash’ secured victory within the tenth spherical after knocking out Manchester’s Hatton.

Virtually 16 years on, Mayweather has remained undefeated all through his profession. He unofficially retired in 2017 however has nonetheless been showing in exhibition fights. Hatton hung up his gloves in 2012 however has admitted that he would think about one other crack at Mayweather even when their greatest years within the ring are firmly behind them.

Talking to the , courtesy of , Hatton stated: “I might definitely give it some thought [a rematch with Mayweather].”

Ricky Hatton

Ricky Hatton retired from boxing in 2012. (Picture: Getty)

Hatton, now 45, is an enormous Manchester Metropolis fan and has been delighted to see the membership rise from the doldrums of English soccer’s third tier to grow to be one of the vital feared groups in Europe below .

The Stockport-born star was in Istanbul to see the Sky Blues win their first-ever trophy in opposition to in June. However when he was requested if he would swap that success for having overwhelmed Mayweather in 2007, Hatton stated: “That is a troublesome one. I might in all probability go for my win in opposition to Floyd as a result of he’ll go down as arguably the best of all time.

“So, I might have a victory over the best of all time then that goes with out saying. It’s not nearly getting an enormous payday however is about having a superb win. I’d in all probability should go for that, however the Champions League could be a really shut second after watching a few of the s*** I’ve watched through the years with Manchester Metropolis.”


World Welterweight Championship - Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Ricky Hatton

Ricky Hatton confronted Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas again in 2007. (Picture: Getty)

Hatton loved himself totally on his journey to Turkey with fellow Metropolis followers. On the day of the match, he was photographed sitting at a bar along with his high off in entrance of a desk filled with beers.

As a real Sky Blue, his dislike for is apparent however it stretches to the purpose that he selected as his dream movie star boxing opponent.

Hatton stated: “United followers love him. He’s good wanting so why would you not need to give him a slap? I’d should catch him first, however he was definitely some participant wasn’t he?”

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