Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

John Murray-Kevin Mitchell Set For Cleverly-Braehmer

New Frank Warren signing John Murray gets a big fight straight away - he takes on Kevin Mitchell on the undercard of Nathan Cleverly against Jurgen Braehmer.

The European lightweight champion will make the second defence of his title against Mitchell in a potential classic.

Mitchell hasn't fought since losing to Michael Katsidis in a WBO lightweight title challenge last May.

After the fight, it emerged that he had not trained properly for the biggest opportunity of his career, and he has been sidelined since with eye trouble.

But his shot at Murray - which is likely to take place on April 2 at Wembley Arena - represents an unexpected chance to get back to the top.

However his Mancunian rival will be determined to make a big statement, and knows a world title shot of his own could be on the cards should he win.

Murray, who currently has the longest unbeaten streak in British boxing, is ranked number three by the WBC, and number 13 by the IBF.

He has a 30-0 (18) record, and at 26 is probably approaching his prime.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by The_Demon on 02-10-2011

[QUOTE=MXboxingfan;10085270]Kevin Mitchell was focused on training. The whole "Kevin Mitchell was not training properly" thing is just an excuse meant to protect Mitchell's popularity.[/QUOTE] But we know he didnt prepare properly and had his mind on other things

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 02-10-2011

Looks a very good card. Im surprised this is not gonna be a PPV.

Comment by hvirk on 02-10-2011

this is the fight john murray should have been lookin to make all along.... AWESOME!!!! really happy about this fight, MITCHELL's got a lot to overcome after that dissapointment against katsidis... whoever wins this has got to be looking at…

Comment by Prince Mongo on 02-10-2011

This is a good fight. Mitchell is going to win IMO.

Comment by BetterCallSaul on 02-10-2011

Guarantee this fight falls through a couple of weeks before the date and both fighters are matched up with bums. Just saying.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (20)
Top Headlines Golden Boy Prez on Linares' Future, Garcia/Lomachenko Fights Schaefer Agrees With De La Hoya's Position on Golovkin June Fight Photos: Ringstar Sports Prospects, Schaefer, Roach, Garcia Presser Nonito Donaire Meeting with Promoters, Decision Coming Soon Briedis-Huck Now For Full WBC Title, Bellew Made Emeritus Champ Nacho: Chavez Jr. Will Never Be His Father, But He Can Win Petr Petrov Continues To Grind Hard; Antoine Douglas Gets Win Vincent Feigenbutz To Top May 13 Sauerland Card in Karlsruhe Golovkin's Trainer: Spence is Not Ready, Brook Will Beat Him Christopher Diaz, Olympians Return on Top Rank Card, April 21 Muhammad Ali - New Film Getting Developed, To Drop in 2021 Sullivan Barrera vs. Paul Parker Finalized for HBO Latino, April 15 Bellew Admits He Was Terrified, Wrote a Will Before Haye Fight Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury Not Likely To Leave Auckland Daniel Dubois vs. David Howe Added To Manchester Card Crawford-Diaz Announced for 5/20 at MSG, Not Prudential Center Kosei Tanaka vs. Angel Acosta Finalized For May 20 in Nagoya Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence - Ticket Information Quigg vs. Simion Could Become Final Eliminator, Says Hearn Cause of Amateur's Death a Mystery as Investigation Continues Warren: Forget Flanagan-Crolla, Let’s Make Flanagan-Linares Amir Khan Eager to Test Out His Surgically Repaired Right Hand Spence's Trainer: Errol is Just as Big, Taller Than Kell Brook Scott Quigg Aims To Reclaim Elite Status With Freddie Roach Paul Butler: Jamie McDonnell Fight Is Close Marcus Morrison: I F***ed Up, Will Be Back Better Andy Lee Tired of "Biased" Commentary During Sky Sports Cards Mikey Garcia Feels Golovkin Made Mistake By Going To PPV Wladimir Klitschko: Guns Are Cocked, I Look Forward To Shooting Hearn: Joshua-Haye is Dead, Haye Needs Bellew Rematch Marriaga Confident of Win: Oscar Valdez is Not Out of This World Golovkin's Coach Has NO Issue With Jacobs Missing IBF Weigh-In De La Hoya Cautions: Canelo Can Not Lose To a Countryman Ricardo Mayorga Ready For Action, Has One Eye on Margarito Klitschko Would Want Farewell Fight at Olimpiyskiy in Ukraine De La Hoya To Mayweather: Forget McGregor, Fight Canelo at 160 DeGale: I Can Fight Gennady Golovkin at 160, Andre Ward at 175 Photos: Barthelemy-Blanco, Hernandez-Davis - Official Weigh-in Katie Taylor Wants Women's Boxing To Have Three Minute Rounds Linares: I'd Love To Face Mikey Garcia in Las Vegas, LA, Anywhere
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement