Coronation Street's Claire Sweeney sends heartfelt message after Ricky Hatton announcement

Claire Sweeney and Ricky Hatton seem to be enjoying their blossoming romance
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Claire Sweeney sent a heartfelt tribute after Ricky Hatton celebrated a remarkable achievement.

The Coronation Street star is enjoying a blossoming romance with the boxing legend as they have been spotted on a series of dates. The 53-year-old swooned with pride after the former Welterweight Champion jetted off to America to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

The Hitman shared a snap on Instagram after he annoucned his name had been put on the wall alongside some of the greatest in the sport's history. He said: " I'm on the wall 2ft from Roberto @robertoduranbox"

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Claire was delighted after the update as the Walton star said: "So proud. This is amazing."

The legendary fighter has completed the International Boxing Hall of Fame today to raise funds for the local community. Claire regulalry shares updates from her life on Instagram and took to social media to reveal she was struggling to stay motivated with her own fitness journey.

She said: "Finding it really hard to motivate myself these days to exercise. But feel so much better when I do. I need to get into a routine, which is hard sometimes when work, life, laziness and hormones get in the way!"

Hatton sent a message of support as he said: "You go girl. xxx"

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