It’s becoming increasingly apparent that Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez could go in different directions in their next fights. The original plan was for Canelo and Golovkin to negotiate a rematch for May 5 next year so that the two fighters could quite the controversy surrounding their previous fight on September 16, which… Continue Reading Is Ryota Murata Golovkin’s Plan-B option?
Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and his promoter Tom Loeffler are checking out the giant-sized AT& T Stadium in Arlington, Texas for a possible site for his next fight against Saul Canelo Alvarez or someone else if that fight can’t be made. Golovkin is in Texas right now as part of an agreement he’s made with Tecate… Continue Reading Gennady Golovkin wants to fight at AT&T Stadium
Ryota Murata (13-1, 10 KOs) fought on Sunday night and went home the new WBA World middleweight champion after defeating Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam (36-3, 21 KOs) by a 7th round retirement in their rematch in Tokyo, Japan. N’Dam decided he had enough after 7 rounds of punishment, so he retired on his stool in pulling… Continue Reading Ryota Murata now WBA 160lb champion
By Rich Cheney: The World Boxing Association is ordering rematches between middleweight contenders Hassan N’Dam (36-2, 21 KOs)and Ryota Murata, as well as light welterweight contenders Rances Barthelemy and Kiryl Relikh due to the controversial scoring in both fights. N’Dam beat Murata (12-1, 8 KOs) by a HIGHLY controversial 12 round split decision last Saturday… Continue Reading WBA ordering N’Dam-Murata & Barthelemy-Relikh rematches
By Rich Cheney: Hassan N’Dam (34-2, 21 KOs) should be thanking the judges for giving him a VERY questionable 12 round split decision win over Ryota Murata (12-1, 9 KOs) on Saturday night to win the vacant WBA World 160 pound title in Tokyo, Japan. N’Dam looked horrible throughout the fight, getting hurt at least… Continue Reading N’Dam beats Murata in robbery
Bob Arum of Top Rank is saying that Manny Pacquiao is close to signing a fight against Jeff Horn for July 2 at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. Pacquiao, 38, will be defending his WBO welterweight title against the Australian Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) in front of his own fans. Arum likes what he… Continue Reading News: Pacquiao-Horn, Murata-NDam & Whyte
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is reportedly in discussions with WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders’ promoter Frank Warren for a fight between Arum’s fighter #3 WBO Ryota Murata (12-0, 9 KOs) and Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs) if the British fighter doesn’t face the red-headed Mexican star Saul Canelo Alvarez next May on HBO PPV.… Continue Reading Billy Joe Saunders vs. Ryota Murata possible if no Canelo fight