Ricky Burns fight time plus date and venue

History-maker Ricky Burns will make the first defence of his WBA world super-lightweight title tonight (October 7) against mandatory challenger Kiryl Relikh at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow. Earlier this year, in the same venue, Burns stopped Michele Di Rocco to win the vacant title and become Scotland’s first ever three-weight world champion. Unbeaten Relikh is trained by Ricky Hatton. The ringwalks are expected at around 10pm.

Rounds scheduled

12 three minute rounds.

TV coverage

Sky Sports 2 broadcast in the UK and coverage begins at 8pm.

Undercard highlights

Brixton heavyweights Dillian Whyte and Ian Lewison will contest the vacant British title over 12 rounds while Scott Cardle defends his British lightweight title against Kevin Hooper.