Ricky Hatton on how boxing became his ‘therapy’ to escape drugs, drink and suicidal thoughts

Ricky Hatton on how boxing became his ‘therapy’ to escape

Nov 23, 2012 · Ricky Hatton on how boxing became his ‘therapy’ to escape drugs, drink and suicidal thoughts Exclusive interview: Ricky Hatton believes that all …

Ricky Hatton opens up about his depression – as fans

FORMER boxing star Ricky, 39, spoke out about his mental heath problems and suicidal thoughts in touching interview on Loose Women. He said: ‘What I’ve learnt now is don’t be scared of keeping it in’.

Ricky Hatton reveals depression after defeat to Mayweather

Ricky Hatton reveals he was on the brink of suicide after his ‘shock’ defeat to Floyd Mayweather saw him spiral into drink and drugs. Boxer Ricky Hatton opened up on his battle with alcoholism and

Ricky Hatton, depression and suicidal thoughts | Mental

In his BBC interview Ricky talks about the aftermath of this as he realises the scale of his problems. ‘For someone in my position taking drugs one is nothing short of disgraceful. The reason behind my actions and the way I was behaving wasn’t a drink and drugs thing, it was depression,’ Hatton said.

Ricky Hatton reveals how he came close to slashing his

Ricky Hatton has revealed how his life became enveloped by drink and drugs – and that he came to the brink of suicide several times.

Hatton had suicidal thoughts after KO | FOX Sports

Former British world champion boxer Ricky Hatton revealed Thursday how he contemplated suicide after being knocked out by superstar Manny Pacquiao in a Las Vegas title fight. The «Hitman» told the

Ricky Hatton opens up about suicide attempts while in grip

Ricky Hatton has spoken of how he “used to go to the pub, come back, take the knife out and sit there in the dark crying hysterically” whilst in the grip of depression.

Former boxing champion Ricky Hatton tried to kill himself

Hatton admitted there was a huge gap in his life after retiring from a career that saw him take on the likes of Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao in front of his army of supporters in Las Vegas.

Mum fears her boxing champ son Ricky Hatton is an alcoholic

Mum fears her boxing champ son Ricky Hatton is an alcoholic BOXING legend Ricky Hatton’s mum is in despair, fearing he is on the road to ruin. And she hinted …

Ricky Hatton’s war within: Overcoming drugs, suicide

A loss to Manny Pacquiao in 2009 sent Hatton’s life into a downward spiral. Now he’s back, and ready to finish his career on a high note.

Boxing.com: November 23rd, 2012 News Archives

Life under Hatton: Why Saturday is about more than just the Hitman For a long time there was a feeling that boxing promoters only cared about the main event.

After The Final Bell: Boxers And Addiction | BoxingInsider.com

English boxing icon Ricky Hatton has become a sad case indeed. After being pushed from boxing’s upper tier by Manny Pacquiao in 2009, courtesy of one of the most brutal knockouts in the sport

Ricky Hatton contemplated suicide after loss to – ESPN.com

Former light-welterweight champion Ricky Hatton says he slipped into depression and considered suicide while trying to come to grips with his loss to Manny Pacquiao in May 2009.

Boxing: Billy Graham interview | Sport | The Guardian

Having seen the grisly hazards of boxing in close-up, Graham is philosophical about Hatton’s ballooning in weight between fights. «Ricky is an absolute workhorse in the gym and a hard-living kid