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Golovkin vs. Murray Deal Reached For February 1

By Edward Chaykovsky

British contender Martin Murray (25-1-1, 11KOs) indicates that he reached an agreement to face WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (28-0, 25KOs) on February 1 in Monte Carlo. Murray will first stay sharp with a keep-busy fight on November 23rd on the Froch-Groves undercard in Mancherster.

It will be Murray's third shot at a title, with going to a controversial draw decision with Felix Sturm in 2011 and then losing a close decision to Sergio Martinez in April. According to Daily Mail, Murray is expected to earn around $500,000 (£312,000) for the shot.

Golovkin has been unable to face Murray in the United States, due to Murray's inability to obtain a visa. Murray had been scheduled to face Garth Wood on December 11th, but the fight was canceled a few days ago. Golovkin has a huge 2013 - with knockout wins over Nobuhiro Ishida, Curtis Stevens, Gabe Rosado and Matthew Macklin.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by T18Z on 11-10-2013

[QUOTE=sako5;13918830]Right hook, roll under. Right hook, roll under... Same move everytime ![/QUOTE] ROFL :lol1:

Comment by sako5 on 11-10-2013

[QUOTE=MisterHardtop;13918212]Has he turned it down or was the deal that was signed that he would fight on the same card. I think there has been a mistake in reporting this story, as is often the case i boxing.[/QUOTE] Right hook,…

Comment by MisterHardtop on 11-10-2013

[QUOTE=T18Z;13918193]He's not fighting Golovkin, he's turned the fight down.[/QUOTE] Has he turned it down or was the deal that was signed that he would fight on the same card. I think there has been a mistake in reporting this story,…

Comment by T18Z on 11-10-2013

[QUOTE=Ringlife;13918191]Great way to start the new year at 160 great match up.[/QUOTE] He's not fighting Golovkin, he's turned the fight down.

Comment by Ringlife on 11-10-2013

Great way to start the new year at 160 great match up.

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