Watt: Course and distance win for Ricky

Fight legend Jim Watt believes Ricky Burns will have to go the distance with WBO super featherweight champion Roman Martinez if he is to become Scotland’s 12th world champion.

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It was on April 17, 1979, that Watt ascended to the WBC lightweight throne when he stopped Colombian Alfredo Pitalua at the Kelvin Hall, in the 12th round of a gruelling battle.

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