The middleweight unification fight between Gennady Golovkin Y Ryota murata will be rescheduled for March or April, after the December 29 date was canceled in Tokyo Japan.
“The combat between Golovkin Y Murata that should be given in December, it will surely be rescheduled for March or April “, he commented Eddie hearn in interview with IFL TV.
The Kazakh and the Japanese were scheduled to meet at the end of this month, but the conditions of the new variant of coronavirus in Japan forced the organizers of the event to cancel it and look for a new date.
Since the new variant became known, Japan it imposed strict restrictions on its borders and prevented the passage of foreigners. Although the organizers sought a special permit, they were unable to do so.
Following this decision, Golovkin He served a full year without fighting. GGG comes from beating the polish Kamil Szeremeta in December 2020, where after knocking him down in the first, second, fourth and seventh rounds, he achieved victory by knockout.3
Fight between Gennady Golovkin and Ryota Murata
With about 40 years, Golovkin He is in the final stretch of his career so an adverse result against Murata could make him rethink his words to continue until his body asks him to stop.
“I feel in impeccable shape, I know that all the decisions I make in the future will be based on how I am physically and for now I am great,” he said. GGG to The Sun when they asked if he was ready to hang up the gloves.
For its part, the Japanese Murata has been inactive for two years after his triumph against Steven Butler in which by knockout he successfully defended the belt of the AMB.
Despite suffering a couple of defeats in his career against Hassan N’Dam Y Rob Brant, Murata He took revenge on both and ended up beating them by knockout in his country. It should be noted that throughout his career he has never been knocked out.