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Ricky Burns (37-4-1, 11 KO) defeated Alexandre Lepelley (17-2-1, 3 KO) on points, 79-71, in his first bout in the light welterweight division at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, England on Saturday.

Fans were hoping for a show from the 31-year-old Scot after a series of unimpressive fights, with the last two ending in losses, but Burns failed to truly convince against an opponent who, on paper at least, should have presented little challenge.

The unheralded Frenchman showed some bite in the opening round with solid combinations to the body, but Burns took charge with a solid jab and scored a knockdown inside the final two seconds with a sharp right hook, via Behind the Gloves: Read Full Article >>


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