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Hatton exorcises demons, erases memory of loss to Mayweather Jr.

A crisp jab, effective feints, better footwork: Was that really Ricky Hatton? Indeed, it was. Hatton put his boxing skills to good use in stopping Paulie Malignaggi on Saturday.

Originally Published: November 23, 2008
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- The last time Ricky Hatton was inside the ring at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Floyd Mayweather wiped him out via 10th-round knockout in December 2007.

Hatton had entered the welterweight championship challenge undefeated, but 10 rounds later his perfect record was stripped away under a hail of Mayweather power shots as the arena that was filled with his singing British countrymen at the start of the night was left disappointed by the end of it.

Hatton exorcized those ...

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