Date, UK start time and how to watch Ricky Hatton’s son in action in Manchester on Chisora v Parker undercard this weekend
Campbell Hatton, son of British boxing icon Ricky, is set to contest just his second professional fight this weekend.
The 19-year-old made his bow on the undercard to Dillian Whyte’s win over Alexander Povetkin in Gibraltar in March.
The super-featherweight, who has been trained by his uncle and former world title challenger Matthew Hatton, beat journeyman Jesus Ruiz to get his career up and running.
There was plenty of pressure on the youngster due to his famous name and he emulated his dad’s iconic body attacks in a decent display.
The youngster will now want to build on that win as he gets back under the lights this weekend on the undercard to Derek Chisora vs Joseph Parker.
He will take on 0-4 23-year-old Levi Dunn and will want to put on a show in his hometown of Manchester.
Campbell Hatton fight: Date and time
This four-round super featherweight bout is scheduled for Saturday, May 1 and will take place at the Manchester Arena.
Hatton’s fight will be among the opening bouts on the card and so is slated for around 6:30pm. The running order on the night could change.
Katie Taylor v Natasha Jonas, Dmitry Bivol v Craig Richards and Chris Eubank Jr v Marcus Morrison will follow before the main event.
The night’s action will be shown on Sky Sports Box Office from 6pm at a cost of £19.95.
You can stream the fight live through the Sky Sports Box Office App on mobile devices and online.
Ricky Hatton ‘never wanted son Campbell to get into boxing’ but is confident he can do family name proud ahead of Manchester debut
Campbell Hatton fight: Undercard
Subject to change
- MAIN EVENT: Derek Chisora v Joseph Parker
- CO-MAIN EVENT: Katie Taylor v Natasha Jonas – for WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring female lightweight title
- Dmitry Bivol v Craig Richards – for WBA (Super) light-heavyweight title
- Chris Eubank Jr v Marcus Morrison
- James Tennyson v Jovanni Straffon – for vacant IBO lightweight title
- Campbell Hatton v Levi Dunn
- Scott Fitzgerald v Gregory Trenel
Campbell Hatton fight: What has been said?
Campbell Hatton told talkSPORT: “I enjoyed every minute of my debut but in terms of my actual performance I was a bit disappointed.
“I was a bit over-eager and trying a bit too hard to impress. I was desperate to get that knockout.
“It’s one of the oldest sayings in boxing, but when you go looking for the knockout it never comes.
“Going forward, I’m relaxed now and the pressure is off. And I think we’ll see a different Campbell Hatton this weekend.”
On his legendary dad’s influence, Hatton added: “He gives me loads of advice, he’s been there and done it himself.”
“I’ve done quite a bit of sparring down at his gym as well.
“I’m very similar to my dad so it’s good to pick up bits of his knowledge.”