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Golovkin-Stevens Winner Has To Face Martin Murray

By Hilmar Rojas

World Boxing AssociationmMiddleweight champion Gennady Golovkin requested a special permit, with the WBA, to defend his title against Curtis Stevens on November 2 at The Theater in New York's Madison Square Garden. Golovkin needed permission from the sanctioning body to move forward with an optional fight before he makes his mandatory defense against the official challenger Martin Murray.

The boxer from Kazakstan, who is undefeated in 27 fights and scored 24 KOs, has been the champion since August 2010 and expects a very interesting fight with the powerful Stevens who has a record of 25-3, 18 KO´s. Murray has been out of the ring since a close April decision loss to WBC champion Sergio Martinez. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by soul_survivor on 09-07-2013

[QUOTE=Own3d;13713125]GGG could have forced the fight if he wanted to. Murray would have had his mandatory position stripped if he refused. Didn't happen because i believe they both agreed to fight later.[/QUOTE] Finally a balanced post. I don't think either…

Comment by SaldanaCC on 09-05-2013

Complete bull$**t just another way to keep sergio from fighting who he should but he cant hide too long sooner or later ggg gunna catchup an put a end to this soo called champ they call martinez.

Comment by HeroBando on 09-05-2013

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;13713652]Hearn isn't Murray's promoter. Murray's last fight was against Sergio Martinez so if he turned down Golovkin to fight Martinez then there's nothing really to say about that[/QUOTE] Yea I dunno the circumstances, but as I told you,…

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 09-05-2013

[QUOTE=HeroBando;13713642]Whatever Hearn is talking about in the interview from 8 months ago. He said Murray had passed[/QUOTE] Hearn isn't Murray's promoter. Murray's last fight was against Sergio Martinez so if he turned down Golovkin to fight Martinez then there's nothing…

Comment by HeroBando on 09-05-2013

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;13713552]What first offer?[/QUOTE] Whatever Hearn is talking about in the interview from 8 months ago. He said Murray had passed

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