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Photos: Murray is Denied, as Felix Sturm Secures a Draw

England's Martin Murray drew with WBA super middleweight champion Felix Sturm as the German retained his title in Mannheim on Friday night. The 29-year-old from St Helens produced a tremendous display, trading shot-for-shot with his opponent and going the full distance for only the second time in his 24 fights to date. Murray was awarded the fight 115-113 by American judge Ted Gimza but, with Jean-Francois Toupin scoring it 116-112 for Sturm and Pasquale Procopio unable to split the pair, he was left to hope for a rematch if he is to prise the belt off the 32-year-old.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by The_Demon on 12-03-2011

So Murray deserved a draw but Macklin didnt beat Sturm? What a joke,German judging would be much improved if they glued a felt tip to the paw of a squrriel and let it run around on a giant notepad for…

Comment by SCtrojansbaby on 12-03-2011

One of the biggest robberies of the year Sturm pretty much dominated the fight

Comment by -Antonio- on 12-03-2011

Macklin beat sturm the last time out too. Just another "protected euro bum", sturm is.

Comment by nycsmooth on 12-03-2011

I idid not see it but sturm's protected almost as much as JCC Jr..get'm out of Germany(probably impossible) and he'll be exposed as he can't break a ballon...

Comment by HattonFaithful on 12-02-2011

Excited to watch and score this fight. Sturm has been a good champion during his reign but I feel his time has come when i rewatched and scored the fight against Macklin, I had it a draw and felt that…

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