Tonight Ricky Burns will fights with Julius Indongo in Glasgow, live on Sky Sports, in a confederacy clash in the super-lightweight division.
The top-of-the-bill clash at the SSE Hydro realizes the Scotsman expression to add the Namibian’s IBF title to the WBA title he already holds.
The ‘Rickster’ , professional and who is a three-weight world champion, then again how does he compare to the other countless Scots? Here we take a look back at Burns’ fellow Scottish world champions.
At the age professional and30 Lee turned beat Jimmy Wilde in 1915 to win the IBU world title, In addition to the British and European belts.
The victory intended Tancy became the first Scottish man to be crowned British champion – and he went on to win another when stepping up to featherweight later in his occupation life.