Ricky Hatton, also known by the nickname “The Hitman”, is a retired British boxer whose professional career lasted from 1997 until his retirement in 2012. During this time, he won multiple minor and major world titles such as the IBF light-welterweight title and the WBA welterweight title. He is regarded by many as one of Britain's most successful boxers of all time. Upon his retirement as a professional boxer, he became a boxing promoter.
He was born to Carol and Ray Hatton. He was raised with a younger brother name Mathew Hatton, who also became a renowned professional boxer. He became a father for the third time after Jennifer Dooley gave birth to their daughter in 2013.
In 2005, The Ring magazine named him the Fighter of the Year.
He was awarded an MBE in 2007 for his outstanding services to sport.
In 2010, he went into rehab to tackle his problems with depression and substance abuse.
is a famous English boxer,
who was born on
October 6, 1978. As a person born on this date, Ricky Hatton is listed in our database as the 16th
most popular celebrity for the day (October 6) and the 164th most popular for the year (1978).
People born on October 6
fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales.
Ricky Hatton is the 682nd most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Ricky Hatton's birthday, Ricky Hatton is the 782nd most famous English.
In general, Ricky Hatton ranks as the 8026th
most popular famous person, and the 45th most popular boxer of all time.
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