15th March 2012
Hatton, 42-5-2 (16), has been cast in the role of underdog going into his March
17th showdown with Kell Brook at Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena yet
the Manchester-based boxer firmly believes that this fight is a two horse race.
looking forward to it,” said ‘Magic’ when speaking about the ‘War Of The Roses’
“It is a fight that I always felt
would happen. People are making me out
as a big underdog, a big betting underdog as well, but to be honest that
doesn’t worry me.”
the 30-year-old is bringing his IBF International welterweight title to the
table and boxed at a much higher level when facing Mexican sensation Saul
Alvarez last March. Although a clear loser
on the scorecards in that one, Hatton believes that the experience of going up
against Alvarez will hold him in good stead.
enjoy being the underdog sometimes because you go in there with nothing to lose
and everything to gain,” declared the former European welterweight champion.
WBA Inter-Continental and IBF International Welterweight title
Commonwealth Super Bantamweight Title
European Middleweight Title
English Welterweight Title