Date: 9th December 2013 at 3:53pm
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News has broken, today, that the Scotsman, Ricky Burns will defend his WBO lightweight title against the unbeaten and highly rated American Terence Crawford.

The fight will take place in Glasgow, in February; it will be Burns? fifth defence of his tile and his most challenging yet.

The bout will also see Burns make a return to the ring for the first time since having his jaw broken last time out in a highly controversial fight against Raymundo Beltran, a fight many thought Burns had lost.

As for a date in February, that will be confirmed, by Eddie Hearn at a later date Announcing the contest, Hearn tweeted,

‘Delighted to confirm we have agreed terms with @trboxing for @ricksterko to face @budcrawford402 in Glasgow in February.’

e eagerly await details of the date.