WBA light welterweight champion Ricky Burns (41-5-1, 14 KOs) outpointed previously unbeaten Kiryl Relikh (21-1, 19 KOs) on Friday night at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland.
The Scotsman displayed good boxing skills and toughness to overcome relentless assaults by the Belarusian challenger and retain his title by scores of 118-110, 116-112 and 116-112
Burns was on the backfoot for most of the first two rounds as Relikh connected with a flurry of hooks.
But Burns soon started to land hard…
Source: Burns retains title with points win over Relikh