GENNADY GOLOVKIN is back to face Ryota Murata in a major middleweight unification bout.
The Kazakh fighter has been out of the ring since a 7th round TKO against Kamil Szeremeta in December 2020.
And it was an even longer break for Murata, who last fought Steven Butler a year earlier.
Golovkin holds the IBF strap at 160 pounds while Murata wears the WBA title around his waist, but only one man can leave Japan with both belts.
When is Golovkin vs Murata?
Golovkin’s big unification bout with Japanese fighter Murata takes place on Saturday April 9th.
The fight will take place at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
There could be a capacity of 36,000 fans in the arena for the event.
The main card starts at 10:00am UK time, with ring walks for the main event scheduled for 12:30pm.
What channel is this and can it be streamed live?
- Golovkin vs. Murata will be shown live on DAZN in the UK.
- You can stream the action live via the DAZN app, which you can download to your phone or tablet.
- DAZN’s subscription costs £7.99 a month in the UK.
Golovkin vs. Murata FULL CARD
- Gennady Golovkin vs Ryota Murata
- Junto Nakatani vs. Ryota Yamauchi – for the WBO Flyweight Title
- Shuichiro Yoshino vs. Masayuki Ito
- Kazuki Anaguchi versus Ryuji Yamamoto
- Hiroka Amakiv’s Taiga Kato
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what did they say
Golovkin said: “Murata is the pride and star of his country.
“I know the organizers of this event. Everything will be first class and I am very happy to be part of this great event.
“He’s an Olympic gold medalist and the current world champion with the WBA title.”
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