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Arum Believes Golovkin vs. Murata Draws 60,000 at Tokyo Dome

In the immediate aftermath of Ryota Murata's eight-round stoppage of Emanuele Blandaruma, Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum - who co-promotes the Japanese star alongside Teiken Promotions - was very clear that ...Read More

Arum: Murata-Falcao In Works for Late This Summer in Las Vegas

Now that Ryota Murata has knocked out Emanuele Blandamura, promoter Bob Arum can concentrate on arranging Murata’s return to the United States. Arum, whose Top Rank Inc. promotes Murata, wants the Jap...Read More

Murata Drops, Stops Blandamura in 8th Round, Retains WBA Title

Ryota Murata’s pressure was too much for Emanuele Blandamura. Japan’s Murata stalked Italy’s Blandamura throughout their bout until stopping him in the eighth round of their WBA middleweight title fig...Read More

Ryota Murata vs. Blandamura - CompuBox Historical Review

Ryota Murata (last 3 fights) threw an anemic 32 punches per round (23 fewer than the middle. avg.), but landed 40.3% of his total punches, while opponents landed just 14.6%. The economical Murata also...Read More

Photos: Ryota Murata, Blandamura - Ready For War in Yokohama

Murata, Blandamura Weigh-In Photos Gallery - Japan's Daigo Higa was stripped of his World Boxing Council flyweight belt Saturday after failing to make weight on the eve of his title defense against Cr...Read More

Photos: Ryota Murata, Blandamura - Square Up at Final Presser

Murata, Blandamura Final Press Conference Photos Gallery - Ryota Murata became a star in his home country of Japan after winning a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics. Now a word champion, he will make th...Read More

Photos: Blandamura Putting in Work For Ryota Murata Fight

World Boxing Association "regular" middleweight champion Ryota Murata will fight 10th-ranked challenger Emanuele Blandamura of Italy on April 15 at Yokohama Arena in his first title defense since winn...Read More

Photos: Ryota Murata Putting in Work For Blandamura Fight

The World Boxing Association (WBA) "regular" middleweight world champion Ryota Murata of Japan will make the first defense of his crown against Italian challenger Emanuele Felice Blandamura in the mai...Read More

Ryota Murata vs. Emanuele Blandamura Will Be Carried By ESPN

Ryota Murata, who holds the WBA 'regular' middleweight title is scheduled to face Emanuele Felice Blandamura in Yokohama, Japan on April 15th. And this bout - like his title winning effort versus Hass...Read More

Photos: Ryota Murata, Emanuele Blandamura - Go Face To Face

WBA "regular" middleweight world champion Ryota Murata will have his first title defense against a fighter who people might think is a cushy opponent. But the Japanese boxer is keen to emphasize that ...Read More

Ryota Murata vs. Emanuele Blandamura on April 15 in Japan

World Boxing Association "regular" middleweight champion Ryota Murata will fight world No. 10 Emanuele Blandamura of Italy on April 15 at Yokohama Arena in his first title defense since winning the be...Read More

Crawford, Top Rank Fighters Reveal New Year's Resolutions

LAS VEGAS, NV -- Boxing enjoyed an outstanding 2017 and before the crystal ball drops in Times Square to begin an even better year, Top Rank asked some of its fighters for their New Year's resolution...Read More

Ryota Murata Aims To Work Hard To Build Himself Up at 160

Ryota Murata (13-1, 10 knockouts) is scheduled to make his first title defense next spring in Japan. But the opponent has not yet been decided and his chief aim is to stay in shape and improve his lev...Read More

Royota Murata vs. Esquiva Falcao Showdown in Play

In the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, Esquiva Falcao (19-0, 13 ko's) lost a very controversial decision when two points were taken for holding in the last round. The 14-13 result show that the ...Read More

Golovkin Willing To Fight Murata in Japan, Says Promoter

Since winning the 'regular' version of the WBA middleweight title this past weekend, Ryota Murata (13-1, 10 KOs) and his promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank have made it very clear that unified champion, Ge...Read More

Murata Hopes Arum Will Secure Golovkin Showdown in 2018

Last Sunday, Olympic gold medal winner Ryota Murata of Japan defeated Hassan N'Dam by technical knockout Sunday to capture the "regular" World Boxing Association middleweight title. The 2012 Olympic c...Read More

Ryota Murata-Hassan N'Dam II: Post-Fight Report Card

Ryota Murata had to beat Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam twice to get it official once. While he’d likely have preferred better judging the first time around, the 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist from Japan walked awa...Read More

Arum Plans Big Year For Murata - Eyes Golovkin, Canelo as Foes

With Olympic gold medal winner Ryota Murata capturing a version of the WBA middleweight title this past Sunday in Japan by stopping Hassan N'Dam in seven rounds in their rematch, promoter Bob Arum of ...Read More

Weekend Review: Murata, Machado, Gassiev, Burnett, More

A busy weekend around the world produced one upset, some predictable results and redemption for a popular Japanese fighter. All in all, the entertainment value was pretty high. Here is a look at the b...Read More

CompuBox: Murata Lands a Big 56.5% of Power Shots on N'Dam

Murata vs. Ndam Rematch CompuBox Punch Stats - Japan's Ryota Murata scored a seventh-round technical knockout over Frenchman Hassan N'Dam to win the WBA middleweight title in a Tokyo rematch on Sunday...Read More