Ricky Hatton mistaken for son Campbell after body transformation with fans stunned by boxing legend's weight loss

RICKY HATTON was mistaken for his son Campbell by fans after his stunning body transformation.

The British boxing legend is preparing to box for the first in ten years with an upcoming exhibition bout against Marco Antonio Barrera.


Hatton, 43, has been training for his return to the ring in his gym in Manchester and is already in brilliant shape.

He recently uploaded a series of videos on Instagram, firing off his trademark combinations and defensive techniques.

Hatton, beloved by so many fans, was hailed in the comment sections with some mistaking him for his 21-year-old son Campbell.

One said: "You look like @campbellhatton."

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Another commented: "Had to take a second look because at first look I thought it was @campbellhatton."

Promoter Eddie Hearn wrote: "Looking great Rick!"

Hatton is one of the most celebrated fighters from UK shores and lost only three times in 48 fights.

Two of those were against all-time greats Floyd Mayweather, now 45, and Manny Pacquiao, 43.

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But the final fight in his career came two years after defeat to Pacquiao, losing to Vyacheslav Senchenko, 45, in 2012.

Now, he prepares for a comeback on July 2 against Mexican icon Barrera, 48, who retired in 2011.

The bout is believed to be over eight rounds in Manchester, where Hatton became a sellout-star.

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