Gennady Golovkin, middleweight champion of the FIB and Ryota murata, WBA world champion in the same category, would have agreed to a unification fight, on December 28 in Kobe, Japan.
According to the report of Mike coppinger from ESPN, all it takes for the fight to go Golovkin and Murata is signed for December, is that the platform DAZN give your okay.
The last contest of the Kazakh was in December 2020, when he defended the 160-pound scepter of the FIB against Kamil Szeremeta. GGG he defeated him by TKO in the seventh round.
For its part, 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. Their last meeting, in December 2019, knocked out in five chapters Steven Butler.
Golovkin and his problem with DAZN
In 2019, GGG signed a six-fight, $ 100 million contract with DAZN. Nevertheless, Golovkin He has not stepped into the ring in 2021, and has only fought three times.
“Sources report that Golovkin is in dispute with DAZN for their future opponents ”, published the journalist Ryan O’Hara in your account Twitter. “The streaming service is looking to force a unification fight between GGG and Demetrius Andrade“.
In the same way, it has transpired that DAZN you are dissatisfied with the results you have delivered GGG, with the little activity and the lack of quality rivals. Since his signing, he has only stepped into the ring three times.
Additionally, the Kazakh is said to have been involved in a platform battle related to his expectations for the third fight against Canelo Alvarez, this after the Mexican champion sued DAZN.