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John Murray Part 2: Chronicles Career, Talks Lack of Characters

Although Thompson was talking about Dr. Gonzo, AKA Oscar Zeta Acosta, played brilliantly by Benicio del Toro in the film adaptation of the book, the quote above could have easily been applied to Manch...Read More

John Murray Part 1: Talks retirement, eye injury, training fighters

Dust mites. Even the tidiest of homes have them. You find them floating about in gyms too, which is not a huge surprise as it is alleged that they are partially composed of bits of dead human skin. ...Read More

Murray, Who Went Blind in One Eye, Says Brook Made Right Move

Former welterweight champion Kell Brook (36-2, 25 KOs) has been taking a lot of heat from the critics, and some fighters, for the outcome of last Saturday's fight with Errol Spence. Brook was making a...Read More

John Murray, 29, Announces Retirement From Boxing

Faced with the risk of permanent blindness had he chosen to continue his career, lightweight contender John Murray officially announced his retirement from the sport Wednesday evening. One month s...Read More

UK Insider: John Murray, Lee Selby, Brian Rose, More

There are lots of quotes in the media from the management of Australian featherweight Joel Brunker saying that their man will be taking on Lee Selby in an IBF final eliminator, but to date there has b...Read More

John Murray: I'm Violent, I Want To Knock Crolla Out!

By December 2012, Manchester’s John Murray was at a crossroads, literally, his boxing license had been revoked due to a failed brain scan on the eve of his aborted comeback fight against Gavin Rees an...Read More

Crolla Battles Back To Make John Murray Crumble in Ten

In a classic Battle of Manchester, WBO I/C lightweight champion Anthony Crolla overcame a very rocky start to continue his rally to an occasional world title shot with an impressive tenth-round stoppa...Read More

Video: Quigg-Munyai, Crolla-Murray, Munroe Weigh-In

Undefeated rising star Scott Quigg is feeling very confident ahead of his WBA super-bantamweight title fight with South African Tshifhiwa Munyai in Manchester on Saturday night. Also on the card, best...Read More

UK Insider: Carl Froch Update, Flanagan, Lee Purdy

Word out of Carl Froch’s training camp is that the Cobra is taking his preparations for next month’s rematch with George Groves deadly seriously. And to hone his edge even further, the champion has li...Read More

Murray: If I Beat Crolla I Want World Title Shot Next

John Murray wants a big win over local rival Anthony Crolla this weekend to boost his chances of a world title shot. The two Manchester lightweights clash in-front of their home fans at the city's ...Read More

Murray and Crolla Best of Enemies For One Night Only

Manchester's Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla made the first defence of his British lightweight title by out-pointing Willie Limond in Motherwell on November 25th 2011. I met up with the then-champion...Read More

John Murray Warns That Crolla Title Win Will Be Brutal

John Murray wants to line up a second shot at a World title by announcing himself back to the big time with a devastating win over local rival Anthony Crolla at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on Sa...Read More

Crolla Admits That A lot is Riding on John Murray Clash

ANTHONY CROLLA has promised to restore pride to the red half of Manchester this weekend. The United fan goes up against Manchester lightweight rival and City supporter John Murray. The pair are ...Read More

Gallagher Talks Quigg-Munyai, Crolla-Murray, More

Due to visa issues, Nehomar Cermeño was forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout with Bury’s Scott Quigg next Saturday in Manchester. Instead, it will be South African Tshifhiwa Munyai who will cha...Read More

Anthony Crolla Confident He Will Turn John Murray Back

Anthony Crolla has vowed to maintain his 100 per cent record in Manchester derbies when he fights John Murray at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on April 19, live on Sky Sports. Crolla has featur...Read More

Crolla: Getting a Fight With Ricky Burns Would Be Huge

Anthony Crolla says he will keep up is 100 percent record in Manchester derbies when he clashes with John Murray at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on April 19, live on Sky Sports. Crolla has box...Read More

UK Insider: John Murray's Run, Kid Galahad, Munroe

Former British and European lightweight champion John Murray appears to have straightened out his sometimes chaotic lifestyle ahead of his vital all-Manchester clash with Anthony Crolla in the pair’s ...Read More

John Murray Views Crolla Win as The Road To Respect

John Murray says that beating Anthony Crolla will finally earn him the respect he believes his career deserves as the meet at the Phones 4u Arena in their hometown of Manchester on April 19, live on S...Read More

Ricky Hatton: Crolla vs. Murray Will Split Manchester

Manchester icon Ricky Hatton is predicting a very even match when rivals Anthony Crolla (27-4-1, 10KOs) and John Murray (33-2, 20KOs) clash on April 19th at the Manchester Arena. Crolla has gone 4-0-1...Read More

Murray Aims For 'Destructive Performance' With Crolla

Manchester pair Anthony Crolla and John Murray will face each other in April. The lightweight rivals will be the main support to Scott Quigg's world title defence at the Phones 4u Arena, on April 1...Read More