on Saturday in Manchester as Anthony Crolla takes on Scottish fighter, Ricky Burns. The Manchester Arena plays host to the British blockbuster with neither man able to afford another costly loss.
The fight is on Saturday, October 7 with the main event likely to be on at about 10pm.
The fight card is on Sky Sports Action from 7pm and is also being shown LIVE on Sky Sports Main Event from 10pm.
Crolla vs Burns Fight Card At Manchester, England (AWE):
- Anthony Crolla vs. Ricky Burns, 12 rounds, lightweights
- Sam Eggington vs. Mohamed Mimoune, 12 rounds, for Eggington’s European welterweight title
- Robbie Barrett vs. Lewis Ritson, 12 rounds, for Barrett’s British lightweight title
- Conor Benn vs. Nathan Clarke, 6 rounds, welterweights
- Hosea Burton vs. Kristof Demendi, 6 rounds, light heavyweights
- Gavin McDonnell vs. Jay Carney, 6 rounds, featherweights
- Charlie Flynn vs. Liam Richards, 6 rounds, lightweights
- Joe Ham vs. Ricky Starkey, 6 rounds, junior featherweights
- Sam Hyde vs. Attila Palko, 6 rounds, cruiserweights
Widely considered as two of the nicest guys in boxing, Anthony Crolla and Ricky Burns will put pleasantries aside this Saturday when they fight in Manchester. It is a hugely important fight for both men as it is thought that either could be pushed into retirement with a loss whilst the winner would likely get one more crack at a world title.
Burns and Crolla are recently stripped world champions with a point to prove and will be desperate to get back in the win column. So sit back and enjoy the preview as we break down what could be a cracking fight between two warriors.