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Martin Murray Eyes Miguel Cotto, Confident of Win

Britain's WBC silver middleweight champion, Martin Murray (28-1-1, 12KOs), is enjoying a period of rest with his family before he decides his next step...but it's likely going to be a giant one.

On June 21st he defeated, Max Bursak, by unanimous decision in a great fight held in Monte Carlo, Monaco, conquering the WBC silver belt. Murray, aged 33, wants to fight for the full WBC Title, which is in the grasp of Puerto Rico's Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32KOs), and the British fighter is sure that he can defeat him.

Cotto captured the title earlier this month with a one-sided destruction of Sergio Martinez, who won a close and some felt controversial unanimous decision over Murray last April.

"I know I can beat Cotto. He looked great defeating Martinez, but I have more skill. He has in his hands the WBC belt, which I've always wanted. I'm sure Cotto and I would serve up a great fight," stressed Murray.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by GhostBlade on 07-01-2014

Murray thinks he has more skill than Cotto? This guy is delusional. Murray has the size advantage and that's pretty much it but Cotto has more than enough power to keep Murray away and respect his power.

Comment by LoadedWraps on 07-01-2014

On paper Cotto mops Murray, but I will be cheering for Murray hard. WAR MURRAY!!! :boxing:

Comment by Skills-Kill on 07-01-2014

[QUOTE=armindo54;14717101]Why would Cotto fight Murray. Cotto is a prize fighter who is nearing the end of his career. So he is going for the biggest and most financially rewarding fights possible. If Martinez was the B side, Murray is the…

Comment by Killer_of_Sheep on 07-01-2014

He doesn't deserve this fight. Golovkin does. Also Murray wouldn't bring any money. Golovkin is slowly turning into a draw and would much more sense financially.

Comment by Hougigo on 07-01-2014

It's Rubio or nothing. I would love to see Rubio fight back if the WBC pass him over like Cuello did. Just the slightest talk of lawsuit and the WBC will seize up an do whatever Rubio wants

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