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Ricky Burns

W L D
38 5 1
12 KOs 0 KOs
last 6


rating
ranking
bouts 44
rounds 330
KOs 27%
 
global ID 71275
US ID063060
alias'Rickster'
born 1983-04-13 / age 32
debut2001-10-20 / age 18
divisionsuper lightweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
reach
70″   /   178cm
residence
Coatbridge, Scotland, United Kingdom
birth place
Bellshill, Scotland, United Kingdom

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
2015-08-01
138Prince Ofotsu137¼15 4 0
Craven Park Stadium, Hull, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
time: 1:43   referee: John Latham
Ofotsu's corner threw in the towel.
2015-05-09
139¼Omar Figueroa Jr141½24 0 1
State Farm Arena, Hidalgo, Texas, USA
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Laurence Cole   judges: Don Griffin 110-116, Cathy Leonard 110-116, Nelson Vazquez 109-117
Burns lost one point for holding in rounds 8 and 11
2014-10-04
139¼Alexandre Lepelley13917 1 1
First Direct Arena, Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: John Latham 79-71
Lepelley down in the 1st round and had one point deducted in the 7th for use of the head.
2014-06-27
134¾Dejan Zlaticanin133¾18 0 0
Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Hector Afu   judges: Predrag Aleksic 113-115, John Keane 115-113, Gerald Ritter 113-115
vacant WBC International lightweight title
Burns down early in the 1st round from a left hook.
2014-03-01
134¼Terence Crawford134¼22 0 0
Scottish Exhibition Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Luis Pabon   judges: Salven Lagumbay 112-116, Alejandro Lopez Cid 111-117, Zoltan Enyedi 112-116
WBO World lightweight title (supervisor: Istvan Kovacs)
2013-09-07
134¾Raymundo Beltran134¾28 6 0
Scottish Exhibition Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
DSD12/12
 D 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Phil Edwards   judges: Carlos Ortiz Jr 115-112, Richard James Davies 114-114, Andre Van Grootenbruel 113-115
WBO World lightweight title (supervisor: Dennis Gilmartin)
Burns, who was down in the 8th, suffered a broken jaw in the 2nd round. A subsequent operation saw the insertion of a titanium plate.
2013-05-11
134½Jose A Gonzalez134½22 0 0
Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W RTD9/12
 W  
RTD
9/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Russell Mora   judges: Lisa Giampa 84-87, Glenn Feldman 84-87, Julie Lederman 84-87
WBO World lightweight title (supervisor: Francisco Valcarcel)
Gonzalez retired claiming an injured wrist.
2012-09-22
135Kevin Mitchell134¾33 1 0
Scottish Exhibition Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W TKO4/12
 W  
TKO
4/12
  
time: 2:59   referee: Terry O'Connor   judges: Phil EdwardsRichard James DaviesDave Parris
WBO World lightweight title (supervisor: Dennis Gilmartin)
2012-03-10
134½Paulus Moses133¼28 1 0
Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Mark Nelson   judges: John Stewart 117-111, Jose Ignacio Martinez 120-110, Phil Edwards 119-110
WBO World lightweight title (supervisor: Dennis Gilmartin)
2011-11-05
135Michael Katsidis13528 4 0
Wembley Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Phil Edwards   judges: Terry O'Connor 117-112, John Stewart 117-111, Andre Van Grootenbruel 117-111
interim WBO World lightweight title (supervisor: Dennis Gilmartin)
2011-07-16
130Nicky Cook13030 2 0
Echo Arena, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
W TKO1/12
 W  
TKO
1/12
  
time: 1:33   referee: Phil Edwards   judges: Richard James DaviesTerry O'ConnorDave Parris
WBO World super featherweight title (supervisor: Dennis Gilmartin)
Cook ruled out with a back injury.
2011-03-12
129½Joseph Laryea128½14 4 0
Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W RTD7/12
 W  
RTD
7/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Terry O'Connor   judges: Eddie ClaudioMatteo MontellaManuel Maritxalar
WBO World super featherweight title (supervisor: Istvan Kovacs)
2010-12-04
130Andreas Evensen129¼13 1 0
Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Dave Parris   judges: Zoltan Enyedi 119-108, Tom Miller 118-109, Noel Monnet 119-108
WBO World super featherweight title (supervisor: Edoardo Ceccoli)
Evensen down once in the first round
2010-09-04
129¾Roman Martinez128¾24 0 1
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Mike Ortega   judges: Zoltan Enyedi 115-112, Paul Thomas 115-112, Don Trella 115-113
WBO World super featherweight title
Burns down in round one.
2010-05-15
134Youssef Al Hamidi1356 26 2
Upton Park, West Ham, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Marcus McDonnell 80-73
2009-06-19
130Kevin O'Hara129½16 4 0
Bellahouston Leisure Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Terry O'Connor   judges: Dave Parris 117-110, Howard John Foster 115-113, Victor Loughlin 117-111
Commonwealth (British Empire) super featherweight title
2009-03-27
129½Michael Gomez129¼38 9 0
Bellahouston Leisure Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
time: 0:47   referee: Howard John Foster   judges: Richard James DaviesVictor LoughlinMarcus McDonnell
Commonwealth (British Empire) super featherweight title
2008-11-14
130Yakubu Amidu129¾16 1 1
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
time: 2:57   referee: Ian John-Lewis   judges: John KeaneVictor LoughlinMarcus McDonnell
Commonwealth (British Empire) super featherweight title
2008-09-26
128¼Osumanu Akaba12821 4 1
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Marcus McDonnell   judges: Richard James Davies 116-113, Dave Parris 117-112, Mark Green 116-112
vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) super featherweight title
2008-05-17
129½Gheorghe Ghiompirica1298 37 0
Thistle Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Paul Graham 100-90
2008-03-22
144Billy Smith14512 63 1
International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Reece Carter   judge: Wynford Jones 40-36
2008-02-22
142Silence Saheed1438 20 3
Dalziel Park Hotel & Conference Centre, Motherwell, Scotland, United Kingdom
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
time: 2:45   referee: Paul Graham
2007-12-15
135Billy Smith13711 58 1
Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Victor Loughlin 60-54
2007-11-03
132½Youssef Al Hamidi1322 4 1
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Roddy Evans 58-57
2007-10-26
133½Ben Odamattey13412 8 2
SeeWoo Restaurant, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Paul Graham 80-73
2007-10-13
133Frederic Bonifai13033 29 4
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
time: 2:45   referee: Robert Williams
2007-09-15
137Ernie Smith15313 117 5
Linwood Leisure Centre, Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
 60-54
2007-02-09
129¾Carl Johanneson13025 2 0
Town Hall, Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Howard John Foster   judges: Victor Loughlin 109-118, Phil Edwards 110-117, Mickey Vann 110-117
BBBofC British super featherweight title
2006-11-04
132Wladimir Borov13216 29 1
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Kenny Pringle 80-72
2006-04-01
134Adolphe Avadja13210 17 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
time: 2:14   referee: Richard James Davies
2006-02-18
128¾Alex Arthur13021 1 0
Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: John Keane   judges: Dave Parris 111-117, Mickey Vann 110-118, Paul Thomas 112-116
EBU (European) super featherweight title (supervisor: Charles Giles)
BBBofC British super featherweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) super featherweight title
2005-07-23
135Alan Temple14315 18 0
Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
 38-37
2005-06-17
129¾Haider Ali130¾4 1 0
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Al Hutcheon 78-74
2005-04-08
131¾Buster Dennis130½5 9 0
Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Victor Loughlin 60-55
2005-02-25
139½Graham Earl137½22 0 0
Conference Centre, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Richard James Davies 79-75
2004-12-12
135Colin Bain1358 0 0
Marriott Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Al Hutcheon 58-55
Bain down twice in 2nd.
2004-10-29
131½Jeff Thomas138¾7 2 1
Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Paul Graham 40-36
2004-10-08
127Daniel Thorpe12914 31 2
Marriott Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Kenny Pringle 59-55
2002-12-08
142½Nono Junior5 4 0
Thistle Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Al Hutcheon 78-74
2002-10-19
141Neil Murray141¾debut
Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W TKO2/4
 W  
TKO
2/4
  
time: 0:36   referee: Kenny Pringle
Pro debut for Murray.
2002-09-06
141¾Ernie Smith1468 41 1
Thistle Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Victor Loughlin 60-54
2002-06-08
140Gary Harrison1454 5 0
Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W TKO1/4
 W  
TKO
1/4
  
time: 1:30   referee: Paul Graham
2002-03-15
138Peter Allen136½2 11 0
Thistle Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Victor Loughlin 60-55
2001-10-20
144½Woody Greenway1437 29 1
Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
referee: Paul Graham 40-36
Pro debut for Burns.
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