Murata to get rematch after WBA directive

More Sports / Boxing May 26, 2017

Murata to get rematch after WBA directive

Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, the president of the World Boxing Association, on Thursday ordered a rematch of a middleweight title fight between Ryota Murata and Hassan N'Dam of France after the bout ended in controversy. Mendoza also said that two judges, Gustavo Padilla of Panama and ...

More Sports / Boxing Jan 30, 2016

Murata earns second-round knockout win

London Olympic gold medalist Ryota Murata maintained his perfect record as the WBC fifth-ranked middleweight knocked out Guston Alejandro Vega in a non-title bout on Saturday. Murata, 30, floored his Argentine opponent in the second round, improving to 9-0 with six knockouts to take another ...

Murata wins non-title fight in U.S. debut

More Sports / Boxing Nov 8, 2015

Murata wins non-title fight in U.S. debut

Japan's London Olympic middleweight champion Ryota Murata won his first fight in the United States on Saturday, defeating Gunnar Jackson of New Zealand in a 10-round non-title bout in Las Vegas. The 29-year-old Murata won on a unanimous decision to extend his unbeaten record since ...