Hatton, who walks out to City’s anthem “Blue Moon” and who was wearing sky blue shorts with City’s badge on, was confronted by his opponent, Vyacheslav Senchenko, wearing a United shirt.
Hatton lost in the 9th round and was left in tears before announcing his retirement from the sport.
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