This classic British Light – Welterweight title clash pitted rising Manchester starlet Ricky Hatton against the experienced Jon Thaxton, from Norwich.

The Thaxton clash presented the young Hitman with his first sizeable fistic assignment, one he passed with flying colours in what turned out to be a brutally engaging encounter that marked the beginning of Hatton’s ascendancy to domestic supremacy.

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