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John Murray is Willing To Face Kevin Mitchell Next

By Mark Vester

Lightweight John Murray (31-0, 18KOs) is willing to face his domestic rival Kevin Mitchell (31-1, 23KOs) in his next ring appearance. On Saturday at York Hall in London, Murray had a tough time winning a decision over Karim El Ouazohari. Mitchell was at ringside looking on. Initially, Mitchell was going to be the opponent on Saturday but there was an issue over money and El Ouazohari was brought in.

Murray returned for the first time in over six months. Mitchell has not fought since being knocked out by Michael Katsidis last May.

Murray told The Telegraph: “It wasn’t my best fight, it was like having my debut again. I have cleaned up at domestic and European level and I am looking at moving on, but if there is a fight there with Kevin Mitchell on the way to that, then so be it.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by J to the L on 04-04-2011

Box up! what wrong with you, Mitchell will hand his cunt to him on a plate, mark my words son, mark my words.

Comment by Box Up! on 04-04-2011

[QUOTE=J to the L;10326177]mitchell will kick his cunt in[/QUOTE] What a stupid remark, you childish idiot. Ok, back to the subject.. This is a GREAT fight IMO. Murray is a very good fighter, but wears his heart on his sleeve…

Comment by BetterCallSaul on 04-04-2011

Mitchell can be a genuine contender in the lightweight division. He has the skills the skills and power to maybe become a champion one day, he just needs the right fights to build himself up. He wasn't adequately prepared for…

Comment by Calza appy on 04-04-2011

Murray has the most padded boxing record in the world. Hes first loss isnt far away.

Comment by J to the L on 04-04-2011

mitchell will kick his cunt in

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