Ricky Burns 'gave his all' to defeat Michael Katsidis

Ricky Burns says that he is pleased to have "proved a lot of people wrong" after upsetting hard-hitting Australian Michael Katsidis at Wembley Arena to claim the WBO interim lightweight title.

The Scotsman put on an impressive display in his first fight at the weight, winning a unanimous points decision at Wembley Arena 117-112, 117-111, 117-111.

The rugged Katsidis, who has overpowered both Graham Earl and Kevin Mitchell on British soil in the past, admits he struggled to make the weight for the bout but commends Burns for a "fantastic performance".

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