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‘I would school young Hatton’ – Ray Moylette tells Campbell Hatton to get in touch when he wants to get serious

Ray Moylette [12(5)-1(0)] told Eddie Hearn to get in touch once he is ready to give Campbell Hatton [2-0] a real fight.

The Mayo favourite watched as the 20-year-old son of fight legend Ricky Hatton, scored his second career win on Matchroom’s Sky broadcast PPV card on Saturday night.

‘Sugar Ray’ took exception to the fact the Manchester native was higher up the card than the likes of James Tennyson, Chris Eubank Jr, and even Dmitry Bivol.

The Pascall Collins trained lightweight took to socail media to express feelings as strong as ‘disgust’ and threw in a call out for good measure.

The European Amatuer Championships medalist says he would ‘school’ the youngster with a limited amateur backround if and when he is ready to step up.

‘Cambell Hatton on primetime TV is a complete disgrace. We all paid good money to watch quality boxers and quality boxing. I’m rusty and only half in shape and I would school young Hatton with two days’ notice. When the party ends give me a call we can arrange the fight,” said Moylette.

In fairness to the young son of one of Britians most popular fighters and his team they have been honest about learning on the job and taking their time.

Still it’s smart from Moylette attaching his name to the star in the making and planting a seed for when Matchroom do feel it’s time to step him up.

Moylette ended a two-year absence from the ring with a victory over Adam Walas in Belgium on March 20. The 31-year-old was hoping to be back out in the Benelux country on Saturday but the show was canceled due to travel restrictions.

There is talk of a summer return before American options are explored later in year.

Jonny Stapleton

Irish-boxing.com contributor for 15 years and editor for the past decade. Have been covering boxing for over 16 years and writing about sports for a living for over 20 years. Former Assistant Sports editor for the Gazette News Paper Group and former Tallaght Voice Sports Editor. Have had work published in publications around the world when working as a freelance journalist. Also co-founder of Junior Sports Media and Leinster Rugby PRO of the Year winner. email: editoririshboxing@gmail.com