Sporting stars to get up close and personal at Swindon's MECA

By Claire Dukes - 13 March 2019

Arts and CultureSport

The MECA will soon play host to two sporting legends - British boxer Ricky 'The Hitman' Hatton and football funny man Jimmy Bullard.

  • Ricky 'The Hitman' Hatton

    Ricky 'The Hitman' Hatton

  • Jimmy Bullard

    Jimmy Bullard

Ricky Hatton will be bringing his tour 'The Hitman' to the MECA's ring 29 March. Championing 45 wins out of 48 fights, and 32 knock-outs, over his 12-year career Mr Hatton has become one of Britain's most recognised boxers.

The Hitman tour will take audiences through Ricky's boxing career, alongside compere former professional Rugby League player now comedian John Lebbon.

Following the month after, football fans will then have the opportunity for 'An Evening with Jimmy Bullard' 26 April. The former Fulham, Hull City and Ipswich Town player has become renowned for his prankster antics and remains in the spotlight with regular TV appearance on Sky Sport’s Soccer AM.

On his visit to The Meca, he will be tackling the subject of his career and giving the inside track to the other superstars of his generation.

For further information about The Hitman visit

For further information about An Evening with Jimmy Bullard visit

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