All fights list 2021, champion titles, age, height, reach and weight, KO ratio of the boxer Ricky «Rickster» Burns.

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Ricky Burns

Information updated: 2021-06-23

Wins
43
(16 KOs)

Losses
8
(0 KOs)

Draws
1
 

Alias: Rickster

Born: April 13, 1983 (38 age)

BoxRec ID: 71275

Nationality: United KingdomUnited Kingdom

Division: lightweight

Weight: 135 lb (61,23 kg)

Height: 5′ 10″ (178 cm)

Reach: 70″ (178 cm)

Stance: orthodox

KOs: 37%

Birth place: Bellshill, Scotland, United Kingdom

Residence: Coatbridge, Scotland, United Kingdom

Wins by KO: 37%
Wins by dec: 62%
Losses by KO: 0%
Losses by dec: 100%

Ricky Burns next fight will be announced later.

The last fight of Ricky Burns took place on October 26, 2019 against Lee SelbyLee Selby.
Burns lost by majority decision (MD).

  • Total fights: 52
  • Wins: 43
  • Wins by KO: 16
  • Wins by dec: 27
  • Losses: 8
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Losses by dec: 8
  • Draws: 1

Professional career

How many fights did Ricky Burns have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2019-10-26 Lee Selby Loss
MD
2018-11-10 Scott Cardle Win
TKO
2018-06-16 Ivan Njegac Win
RTD
2017-10-07 Anthony Crolla Loss
UD
2017-04-15 Julius Indongo Loss
UD
WBA World Super Lightweight Title
IBF World Super Lightweight Title
IBO World Super Lightweight Title
2016-10-07 Kiryl Relikh Win
UD
WBA World Super Lightweight Title
2016-05-28 Michele Di Rocco Win
TKO
vacant WBA World Super Lightweight Title
2015-11-07 Josh King Win
KO
vacant WBO International Lightweight Title
2015-08-01 Prince Ofotsu Win
TKO
2015-05-09 Omar Figueroa Jr Loss
UD
2014-10-04 Alexandre Lepelley Win
PTS
2014-06-27 Dejan Zlaticanin Loss
SD
vacant WBC International Lightweight Title
2014-03-01 Terence Crawford Loss
UD
WBO World Lightweight Title
2013-09-07 Raymundo Beltran Draw
SD
WBO World Lightweight Title
2013-05-11 Jose A Gonzalez Win
RTD
WBO World Lightweight Title
2012-09-22 Kevin Mitchell Win
TKO
WBO World Lightweight Title
2012-03-10 Moses Paulus Win
UD
WBO World Lightweight Title
2011-11-05 Michael Katsidis Win
UD
interim WBO World Lightweight Title
2011-07-16 Nicky Cook Win
TKO
WBO World Super Featherweight Title
2011-03-12 Joseph Laryea Win
RTD
WBO World Super Featherweight Title
2010-12-04 Andreas Evensen Win
UD
WBO World Super Featherweight Title
2010-09-04 Roman Martinez Win
UD
WBO World Super Featherweight Title
2010-05-15 Youssef Al Hamidi Win
PTS
2009-06-19 Kevin O'Hara Win
UD
Commonwealth (British Empire) Super Featherweight Title
2009-03-27 Michael Gomez Win
TKO
Commonwealth (British Empire) Super Featherweight Title
2008-11-14 Yakubu Amidu Win
TKO
Commonwealth (British Empire) Super Featherweight Title
2008-09-26 Osumanu Akaba Win
UD
vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) Super Featherweight Title
2008-05-17 Gheorghe Ghiompirica Win
PTS
2008-03-22 Billy Smith Win
PTS
2008-02-22 Silence Saheed Win
TKO
2007-12-15 Billy Smith Win
PTS
2007-11-03 Youssef Al Hamidi Win
PTS
2007-10-26 Ben Odamattey Win
PTS
2007-10-13 Frederic Bonifai Win
TKO
2007-09-15 Ernie Smith Win
PTS
2007-02-09 Carl Johanneson Loss
UD
BBBofC British Super Featherweight Title
2006-11-04 Wladimir Borov Win
PTS
2006-04-01 Adolphe Avadja Win
TKO
2006-02-18 Alex Arthur Loss
UD
EBU European Super Featherweight Title
Commonwealth (British Empire) Super Featherweight Title
BBBofC British Super Featherweight Title
2005-07-23 Alan Temple Win
PTS
2005-06-17 Haider Ali Win
PTS
2005-04-08 Buster Dennis Win
PTS
2005-02-25 Graham Earl Win
PTS
2004-12-12 Colin Bain Win
PTS
2004-10-29 Jeff Thomas Win
PTS
2004-10-08 Daniel Thorpe Win
PTS
2002-12-08 Nono Junior Win
PTS
2002-10-19 Neil Murray Win
TKO
2002-09-06 Ernie Smith Win
PTS
2002-06-08 Gary Harrison Win
TKO
2002-03-15 Peter Allen Win
PTS
2001-10-20 Woody Greenway Win
PTS

Who all beat Ricky Burns?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2019-10-26 Lee Selby Loss
MD
2017-10-07 Anthony Crolla Loss
UD
2017-04-15 Julius Indongo Loss
UD
WBA World Super Lightweight Title
IBF World Super Lightweight Title
IBO World Super Lightweight Title
2015-05-09 Omar Figueroa Jr Loss
UD
2014-06-27 Dejan Zlaticanin Loss
SD
vacant WBC International Lightweight Title
2014-03-01 Terence Crawford Loss
UD
WBO World Lightweight Title
2007-02-09 Carl Johanneson Loss
UD
BBBofC British Super Featherweight Title
2006-02-18 Alex Arthur Loss
UD
EBU European Super Featherweight Title
Commonwealth (British Empire) Super Featherweight Title
BBBofC British Super Featherweight Title
Boxer Ricky Burns

Boxer Ricky Burns

Ricky Burns is a British boxer, who competes in the lightweight division.
As a professional athlete, Burns has been performing for 19 years.

Ricky was born in Bellshill, Scotland, United Kingdom, on April 13, 1983.
He currently resides in Coatbridge, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Pro debut

A 18-year-old Burns made his professional debut on October 20, 2001 against Woody Greenway.
Ricky won by points (PTS).

First world title

On September 4, 2010 Ricky Burns became the WBO super featherweight champion.
The Briton defeated world champion Roman Martinez.

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