| Witness the comeback of ‘The Hitman’: Ricky Hatton vs. Vyacheslav Senchenko live at Showcase Cinemas|
By Media Report on Doghouse Boxing (Nov 20, 2012)
One of the most hotly anticipated bouts in recent memory, Ricky Hatton vs. Vyacheslav Senchenko, will be broadcast live via satellite at selected Showcase cinemas on Saturday 24 November at 10pm.
greatest boxer, Ricky ‘The Hitman’ Hatton, returns to the boxing ring
after three years to fight Vyacheslav Senchenko at the Manchester Arena.
Tickets for the event sold out within 24 hours, but fans can still be
part of the action and see the fight screened live at selected Showcase
of boxing’s superstars, Ricky Hatton has been packing arenas around the
world since his early days in the sport. A relentless force in the ring
whose pressure and body punching has broken down quality fighters for
years, Hatton turned pro at the young age of 19 after a hugely
successful amateur career. Hatton is the former IBF and WBA light
welterweight champion also achieving the WBA welterweight belt and in
2007 received an MBE award for services to sport.
boxing legend will make his return to the ring in his hometown of
Manchester for the first time since being knocked out by Manny Pacquiao
in Las Vegas in 2009.
Hatton commented: “I’m back and I’m here to go places. I won’t let you down.”
boxer Vyacheslav Senchenko is a formidable opponent and will have the
advantage of height being several inches taller than Hatton at 5’10”.
Senchenko lost his WBA welterweight title earlier this year to American
Paulie Malignaggi, the boxer’s first defeat in 33 fights.
fans can experience the atmosphere and action of the Manchester Arena
at selected Showcase cinemas with the live broadcast of Ricky Hatton vs. Vyacheslav Senchenko on Saturday 24 November.
Showcase Cinema de Lux Bristol
Showcase Cinema de Lux Derby
Showcase Cinema de Lux Leicester
Tickets are available now from the box office, online at www.showcasecinemas.co.uk,
via the Showcase mobile app or through the 24 hour ticket hotline on
0871 220 1000. General tickets are priced at £12.50, with students and
Insider members priced at £10.
For more information about this showing, Showcase or our free Insider membership, please visit www.showcasecinemas.co.uk. Alternatively you can follow us on Twitter @showcasecinemas and find us on Facebook by searching for ‘Showcase Cinemas UK’.
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