Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Ricky Hatton: For Murray, Right Fight at The Right Time - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
 Boxing Articles
 Boxing Interviews
 Breaking News
 Boxing Press Releases
 Boxing Results
 World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  12/1/2011       Read more by Boxing Clever         
   
Ricky Hatton: For Murray, Right Fight at The Right Time
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

Promoter Ricky Hatton believes Martin Murray can become his first world champion when the unbeaten St Helens fighter challenges Felix Sturm for the WBA middleweight title on Friday night.

Murray, 29, takes on German superstar Sturm in Mannheim rated as the rank outsider.

He will aim to go one better than domestic rival Matthew Macklin managed in June, when the Birmingham boxer looked to have beaten Sturm over 12 rounds only to lose a controversial decision.

And Hatton, whose promotional venture continues to grow at an impressive rate, believes Murray can provide a landmark victory.

The popular former two-weight world champion said: "I feel Martin Murray can become my first world champion.

"Apart from his obvious talent he's in his prime, hungry, fresh with very few miles on the clock. This is the right fight at the right time."

Sturm (36-2-1, 15KO wins) represents a daunting challenge on home turf, particularly against a fighter as inexperienced as Murray (23-0, 10KOs).

But the British and Commonwealth champion - who only won the domestic belt in his last fight - believes he can exploit holes in Sturm's armour.

"I watched Sturm's defence against Macklin and made it a draw," he said.

"When it is that close the champion on home soil usually gets the decision and there could be no real complaints."

Tags: Felix Sturm , Ricky Hatton , Martin Murray , Sturm-Murray , Sturm vs Murray



 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by ChangoHater, on 12-01-2011
[QUOTE=ManOnTheMoon]I wish Hatton made a comeback. I would love to see him vs. Juan Manuel Marquez.[/QUOTE] are you retarded?

comment by ManOnTheMoon, on 12-01-2011
I wish Hatton made a comeback. I would love to see him vs. Juan Manuel Marquez.

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (2) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Donaire's Return Looms For Apri...
  Ricardo Mayorga Eyes Golovkin, ...
  Canelo on Cotto Talks, Mexican ...
  Roy Jones Jr. Shreds Up 'Boring...
  De La Hoya: Amir Khan is Much F...
  Jose Zepeda is Back in Action o...
  Pascal Disses Stevenson, Calls ...
  John Duddy Lands Role in Hands ...
  Stiverne: It Will Be a Short, P...
  Pascal: Kovalev Fight is Rocky ...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.