WATCH: Spine-tingling extended promo for Ryan Burnett’s world title unification

In just over three weeks time Ryan Burnett will look to make history.

The Belfast bantamweight fights in the first unification to ever take place in Ireland, putting his IBF title on the line against WBA titlist Zhanat Zhakiyanov.

The fight on Saturday October 21st at the SSE Odyssey Arena will be Burnett’s second at the venue, with the Antrim Road man having been transformed into a star this year.

Last night an extended promo for the fight was released. The four and a half minute long video features Burnett reflecting on his upbringing, interviews with promoter Eddie Hearn and trainer Adam Booth, clips of training, as well as the Irishman looking back at his world title win over Lee Haskins and noting the need to let his dark side out next month.

Watch Matchroom’s Ryan Burnett promo below:

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Joe O'Neill

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