Burns retains WBO Lightweight title with split-draw

Updated: September 7, 2013

Glasgow, Scotland (Sports Network) – Ricky Burns retained his WBO Lightweight
title with a split-draw against challenger Raymundo Beltran on Saturday.

Beltran (28-6-1) appeared to have done enough to take the title from Burns
(36-2-1), scoring a knockdown and landing a number of clean shots, but the
judges saw the fight a different way.

The scores were 115-112 for Burns, 115-113 for Beltran and 114-114, leaving
Burns in possession of the belt.