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Ricky Hatton announces shock return to boxing at age 43

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Former two-weight world champion Ricky Hatton has announced a shock return to boxing at the age of 43.


Hatton said in a social media post that he plans to make the return in his hometown of Manchester in a bout against Marco Antonio Barrera of Mexico on July 2.


The British fighter retired in 2012 after an illustrious career that saw him win the IBF and WBA light-welterweight titles, as well as the WBA welterweight title.


Hatton ended his career with 45 wins and three losses.


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