Gennady Golovkin Y Ryota murata will unify the middleweight belts of the AMB Y FIB on December 28 in Tokyo, Japan.
According to the report, Mike coppinger, there would already be a preliminary agreement for the fight scheduled for the end of the year.
“Fountain: Golovkin Y Murata have an agreement in principle for the unification of the middle titles on December 28, in DAZN”, wrote Mike coppinger from The Athletic. “That’s Tuesday night at Japan, in the morning at USA. The plan is for both of them to stick with a fight first, potentially in the same role. “
Source: Gennadiy Golovkin and Ryota Murata have an agreement in principle for a middleweight title unification fight Dec. 28 in Tokyo on DAZN. That’s Tuesday night in Japan, morning-time stateside. Plan is for both to stay busy with one fight beforehand, potentially on same card
– Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) May 27, 2021
The Kazakh, after losing in September 2018 against Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, has fought three times, obtaining victories in all of them.
His last contest was in December 2020, when he defended the 160-pound scepter of the FIB against Kamil Szeremeta. Golovkin he defeated him by TKO in the seventh round.
Another who also sought to unify championships with Golovkin it was Demetrius Andrade, monarch of the OMB, who in April of this year defeated Liam williams by unanimous decision.
However, the plan Gennady is to go against Murata until the end of the year, although previously it is sought that they hold a contest.
Ryota He has been world champion since October 2017, when in the rematch against Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam he knocked him out in the seventh inning.
In his second defense he lost to Rob brant, in October 2018, but by July 2019 he knocked him out in the second round to regain the belt.
However, in their last confrontation, in December 2019, he knocked out in five chapters to Steven Butler.
Last January, however, Murata was elevated from regular champion to super middleweight champion by the AMB, after the Canelo Alvarez vacate the super championship at 160 pounds. The organism ascended to the Japanese without a fight.