Olympic champ Murata beats Shibata in pro debut

Aug 25, 2013

Olympic champ Murata beats Shibata in pro debut

London Olympic champion Ryota Murata scored a second-round stoppage of Akio Shibata, the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation middleweight champion, in his pro debut nontitle match in Tokyo on Sunday. Murata stunned Shibata with a right jab that sent his opponent down in the ...