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RICKY BURNS WILL FACE UNBEATEN NAMIBIAN JULIUS INDONGO FOR THE WBA AND IBF WORLD SUPER-LIGHTWEIGHT TITLES IN A MASSIVE UNIFICATION CLASH AT THE SSE HYDRO IN GLASGOW ON APRIL 15, LIVE ON SKY SPORTS.
Burns became a three-weight World champion when he won the WBA strap with an eighth-round stoppage of Michele di Rocco in his hometown last May and successfully defended his belt with a unanimous points victory over Kiryl Relikh in October while Indongo ripped the IBF title from Russian Eduard Troyanovsky with a 40 second first-round knockout in Moscow in December.
Ricky Burns believes he faces the “biggest fight” of his career against IBF and IBO champion Julius Indongo.
Burns defends his WBA super-lightweight belt on Saturday, and believes he can overcome his Namibian foe in Glasgow.
Southpaw Indongo won the IBF title by knocking out Eduard Troyanovsky 40 seconds into their contest in December.
“If I can unify the division and add another world title to the collection, it doesn’t get any bigger than that,” said 34-year-old Scot Burns.
“We know we’ve got a tough fight on our hands. It’s going to be a tricky opponent, but preparation has gone well.
“He’s tall, he has a height and reach advantage over me and he’s a southpaw which makes him even more awkward, but the sparring has been great. We’re confident that whatever comes our way, we’ll be able to deal with it.
“Mentally, I’m always prepared for whatever’s coming my way and I’m not afraid to lose. I will fight anybody they put in front of me. I will always give it 100%. I’m looking forward to it.”
Burns, who celebrated his birthday on Thursday, weighed in at 9st 13lb, as did Indongo.