Ricky Burns to face Paulus Moses

Scottish warrior Ricky Burns the Interim WBO World Lightweight Champ will make the first defence of his crown on home soil when he takes on former world champion Paulus Moses 29-1, 19 KO’s at the Barhead Arena on 10th March.

Burns who put on a career best performance to beat hard hitting Aussie Michael Katsidis on point at Wembley in November to take the title will face Namibia’s Moses who is know for performing great away from home having captured the title in Japan previously.

Burns said “I can’t wait to return to Glasgow and defend my title in front of my loyal supporters” Whilst Moses has said “Make no mistake I’m coming to Scotland to win by knockout”.

The fight will be televised live in the UK on BoxNation Sky ch 456 and Virgin ch 546.

Daily Sport says – This will be a tough fight for Burns, but if he can build on his great victory over Katsidis and fights a smart fight he can retain his title.

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