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Dibella: "Martin Murray is the desired opponent" [for Martinez]
"Martin Murray is the desired opponent, as long as he wins his upcoming fight," Lou DiBella, Martinez's promoter, told ESPN. "There's a huge competitive thing between Argentina and the Brits."
Also under consideration, Lewkowicz said, are Jose Miguel Torres (26-5, 23 KOs) of Colombia, former European champion Kerry Hope (17-4, 1 KO) of Wales, and Italy's Domenico Spada (36-4, 18 KOs).
Goddammit. Looks like a typical homecoming soft touch. I hope Murray loses his next fight because there's no way HBO will approve the other guys. If Trout beats Cotto, that would make more sense.