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Kevin Mitchell To John Murray: "Perfect, Let's Get It On!"

Kevin Mitchell says a fight with European lightweight champion John Murray is the "perfect" scenario.

Mitchell hasn't fought since he lost a WBO lightweight title clash with Michael Katsidis last May.

But he is to return with a tough showdown with Murray on April 2 at Wembley Arena.

And Mitchell insists that going straight back at championship level suits him more than fighting a six or eight rounder.

Talking to BBC London's Steve Bunce, he said he had "got the hunger back" since his loss to Katsidis, and would "come back bigger and stronger".

"I'm in a good place at the moment," he added. "Murray is a perfect fight. Domestically it is one of the biggest fights out there. It will be a big showdown.

"All my fans from West Ham will be there, and I'm sure Murray will bring a few as well.

"It will be perfect. Murray is looking for a big name. Let's get it on."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sparked_1985 on 02-12-2011

Murray is not in the same class as Mitchell. I expect Mitchell to look great and stop him.

Comment by project xxx1 on 02-12-2011

mitchell comes 100 percent he takes this one,ill be there,it will be a great fight

Comment by FloydTBE on 02-12-2011

I hope murray wins

Comment by right hand jab on 02-12-2011

[QUOTE=Mutchie6g;10093725]He really lost his way in the KATSIDIS fight and was made to look soft i thought i think murray will beat him[/QUOTE] Spot on, I think Mitchell was found out to a degree in the Katsidis fight, and Murray…

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 02-12-2011

Dont know who murray is but I like mitchel I hope he can rebound and fight maybe the ghost if he wins

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