Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

This Week

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

This Week

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2003 SEPTEMBER 29: Manchester boxer Ricky Hatton displays his World Championship belt before his title fight against Argentinian Aldo Rios at the MEN Arena.

Hatton retained his World Boxing Union (WBU) light-welterweight title after Rios retired in the ninth round.

Born in Stockport, Hatton is ranked as the best British light-welterweight of all time. He was named Fighter of the Year by the Boxing Writers Association of America in 2005.

He fought 48 times, winning 45 bouts (32 by knockout) and losing three.

1959 September 30: Manchester United manager Matt Busby greets Real Madrid legend Alfredo Di Stefano before a two-leg friendly between the two clubs.

The matches were played at Old Trafford and the Bernabeu Stadium. The final score was 6-5 to Madrid. …

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