Ricky Hatton speaks out on Boxing Manny Pacquiao
By Johnny Benz, DoghouseBoxing.com (Dec 8, 2008)  
Leading into Saturday night's fight in which Manny Pacquiao destroyed Oscar De La Hoya with an 8th round TKO, Ricky Hatton was looking to fight the winner. Hatton who was at ringside to witness the fight, is anxiousto fight the Pound for Pound King, Manny Pacquiao.

Hatton quoted by thesun.co.uk from ringside at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, discussed Pacquiao's victory and the reason he wants to fight Pacquiao next. Hatton stated: "Well Pacquaio has now proved himself to be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world so why wouldn’t I want to fight him?!"

Hatton feels with his star power in drawing the fans in, and Pacquiao being one of the biggest names in the game that a fight between the both is a natural choice. Hatton, believing he is the number one ticket seller in the game, stated: "Pacquaio is now one of the biggest names in the world and I am the biggest ticket- seller in the world. Maybe I am appreciating my worth after all this time."

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