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Ricky Burns has Newcastle bout scrapped as he prepares for world title bid

 

SCOTS boxing star super-featherweight champion Ricky Burns has been taken off the undercard of Amir Khan's world title defence.

 

Commonwealth champ Burns was scheduled to fight a non-title contest at Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena on December 5 but has been withdrawn as he prepares for a possible world title fight.

 

The Coatbridge fighter's representatives are in talks over a bout with WBO champion Roman Martinez and it is understood they did not want to jeopardise the deal by putting Burns through a fight in Newcastle.

 

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www.dailyrecord.co.uk

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