Kevin Mitchell Will Be Front and Center For John Murray

Kevin Mitchell will be ringside on Saturday night for John Murray's European lightweight title defence against Karim El Ouzaghari.

It could mean that Mitchell is a step closer to accepting a fight against Murray.

The pair were due to meet on April 2 at Wembley Arena.

But the fight fell through, with Mitchell seemingly unwilling to take the terms on offer.

This week, Murray called on Mitchell to turn up at York Hall.

Mitchell long-regarded the Bethnal Green venue as his "manor" as he hails from nearby Dagenham.

But it will be Murray who hogs the limelight in his first fight for promoter Frank Warren.

Mitchell hasn't boxed since last May, when he lost a WBO lightweight world title fight against Michael Katsidis.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by leemoorcroft on 03-31-2011

both on about the same level mitche let himself down bad v kats out on the ale cutting training thought he was an all time great before he had done anythink shouting khans name amir would of knocked him out…

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