Ricky Hatton and Oscar De La Hoya speak out about new Fight Deal - Boxing
By Johnny Benz (March 8, 2008) Doghouse Boxing  
According to reports published in the media on Friday, Ricky "The Hitman" Hatton has signed a deal with Oscar De La Hoya's Promotional company, Golden Boy Promotions.

Quoted in the AP, Oscar De La Hoya praised Hatton and and his agressive style. "He's a fighter universally loved by fight fans because of his heart and aggressive style," De La Hoya said. De La Hoya added what they expect from Hatton in the future, saying: "We're all expecting even bigger and better things from him in the coming

In a released statement to the press, Hatton stated: “I’m pleased to be working with Golden Boy Promotions and I know that each one of my fights will be bigger than the last, not only for me, but for all of my loyal fans.”

Hatton added: “I got a taste of working with Oscar and his team with my fight with Floyd Mayweather and they’re a world-class company. They're the kind of team I need to keep me in big fights against the best in the world.”

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