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Murray: No Golovkin Deal, But We're on The Same Card

By Edward Chaykovsky

Martin Murray (25-1-1, 11KOs) has denied several reports that were circulating in the UK, which suggested the boxer had reached an agreement to face WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (28-0, 25KOs) on February 1 in Monte Carlo.

Murray did confirm that a fight with Golovkin may come in the near future, because the British contender is also going to see action on the same card in Monte Carlo - which may suggest that fight is being built with both fighters being showcased on the show. Murray will first stay sharp with a keep-busy fight on November 23rd on the Froch-Groves undercard in Manchester.

"Just to let people know that I'm not fighting Golovkin on Feb 1st but we're fighting on the same bill. Looking forward to it when it happens," Murray stated

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.

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

[QUOTE=hougigo;13918684]Nope, they won't pay them for that. Super is for people who pay or have 2 belts[/QUOTE] I think if you have 10 defenses, the WBA promotes you to Super champ automatically. So that's only 1 more defense for GGG…

Comment by MDPopescu on 11-11-2013

[QUOTE=Le samouraï;13918341]Are you betting on Murray to win?[/QUOTE] Yes... There's a huge crowd waiting to put money on Murray.

Comment by MrRolltide91 on 11-10-2013

[QUOTE=Mr. Philadel;13917801]Damn shame....Triple G got these top MWs looking real shakey....dude got 160 on lock and he's daring ALL the 160 pounders to show up with the key :lol1:[/QUOTE] they shooked bruh

Comment by TudorMiron on 11-10-2013

[QUOTE=oscar9992;13917790][FONT="Times New Roman"][SIZE="4"][B]GGG's promoter Oleg Hermann says Murray doesn't want to fight GGG. No part of him. Even it's mandatory. Isn' it pure duck?[/B] [/SIZE][/FONT][/QUOTE] Exactly. Staight translation of Titov's (GGG manager) words to press: "Murray doesn't want to fight…

Comment by Hougigo on 11-10-2013

[QUOTE=fokas;13918663]any chance wba will promote golovkin to super champ, then murray might fight for the vacant wba regular belt? hatton said hes getting a world title fight in feb, can't be barker/quillin or martinez and he'd be brave to take…

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