Ricky Burns


The nice guy of British boxing Ricky Burns is a professional lightweight boxer and boxing speaker who, still only in his thirties, has shown great promise and successfully challenged and maintained several titles in his career thus far.

Starting as a boxer and sports speaker straight out of school Burns has been applauded for maintaining a positive attitude throughout the peaks and troughs of his professional career, despite a number of defeats Burns has always heralded every loss as an experience and feels privileged to have competed against a number of world famous lightweight and super-featherweight boxers.

The overall, and awe-inspiring, success of his career remains overwhelming however and in his work as a boxing speaker Burns discusses both his defeats and successes; he is one of the most amiable and personable sports speakers working in the boxing industry. With a charming but friendly personality Ricky Burns has established himself as one of the most popular boxing speakers currently working on the after dinner speaker circuit.

The highlight of Burns’ career thus far is arguably his outpointed defeat of Ghana’s Osumana Akaba which gained Burns the Commonwealth Championship in 2008; Burns speaks proudly of this win in his capacity as a sports speaker, he is grateful for the opportunity to represent his country and has attended a number of after dinner speaker events as a renewed British champion.

To book Ricky Burns as the boxing speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Ricky is known to cover the following topics:

  • Boxing Speaker
  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance
  • Boxing Success
  • Accepting Defeat
  • Performing Under Pressure
  • Overcoming Adversity