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Ricky Burns Gets Foe For 140-pound Debut

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Burns gets foe for 140-pound debut

By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

The Ricky Burns story at junior welterweight will begin against Leonardo Esteban Gonzalez on Oct. 4.

Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn announced on Thursday that Burns, a former lightweight and junior lightweight titlist, will face Gonzalez in his junior welterweight debut on a card at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, England.

Scotland's Burns (36-4-1, 11 KOs), 31, is winless in his last three fights. He retained his belt with a questionable draw against Raymundo Beltran last September, then lost his belt by clear decision to Terence Crawford in March and then lost a split decision to Dejan Zlaticanin in June. At that point, Burns decided to move up in weight and Hearn scheduled him for Oct. 4.

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That'll end well
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Wheres Watson?
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