By Mike Sinclair, December 4, 2008
Dmitriy Salita, the unbeaten light-welterweight who was denied a shot at the WBA world title when champion Andreas Kotelnik pulled out of the fight, has turned his attention to Ricky Hatton.
Having watched Hatton's 11th round stoppage victory over American Paulie Malignaggi, Brooklyn-based Salita fancies his chances against the Manchester "Hitman".
"I want to fight him," said 26-year-old Salita. "I see a lot of mistakes. His defence is not good. He can be hit clean, and he's not too active in the ring.