THE RING No. 1 at 168 pounds, Arthur Abraham, adds the scalp of Martin Murray to his already impressive resume by virtue of a split decision victory on home soil.
Martin Murray opened the door to hell at 160 pounds and came close to winning world honors. He is now fully convinced that glory will be his at 168 pounds.
At 35 years old, Arthur Abraham is still a formidable force but he faces a talented challenger in Martin Murray who is determined to finally secure a world title.
Rocky Fielding may be the underdog in his British super middleweight title fight against Callum Smith but his stablemate is backing him to spring the upset.
British featherweight Josh Warrington defeated Joel Brunker, while Martin Murray and Tony Bellew scored stay busy wins on Saturday in Leeds, England.
Former three-time middleweight title challenger Martin Murray may have moved to 168 pounds but has lost neither his hunger nor ambition.
British cruiserweight Tony Bellew will be featured on the Sept. 5 in Leeds, England, now that Callum Johnson has withdrawn due to a virus.
British cruiserweight contender Tony Bellew labored his way to a 10th-round stoppage of late replacement Ivica Bacurin, dropping the visitor three times.
British middleweight Martin Murray has signed a promotional deal with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing and will debut as a super middleweight for his new promoter in Liverpool on June 26.
There was nowhere for Gennady Golovkin, THE RING’s No. 1-rated middleweight, to advance in the magazine’s 160-pound rankings after he scored his 19th consecutive stoppage against courageous Martin Murray this past Saturday, but the WBA beltholder moved up a notch in the pound-for-pound top 10.
The buildup to Gennady Golovkin’s WBA middleweight title defense against Martin Murray was overshadowed by the hype of the Mayweather-Pacquiao announcement but the undefeated puncher rekindled his buzz with another stellar stoppage victory on Saturday in Monte Carlo.
Gennady Golovkin weighed 159.8 pounds on Friday for his WBA middleweight title defense against Martin Murray, who weighed 159.9. The pair will battle it out on Saturday, at the Salle des Étoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Weigh-in photos from Monte Carlo for the middleweight world-title fight between Gennady Golovkin and Martin Murray, plus strawweights Hekkie Budler and Jesus Silvestre.