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Martin Murray beats Domenica Spada, Golovkin next

WBC Silver middleweight champion Martin Murray (29-1-1, 12 KOs) may not have put in an impressive performance tonight in beating #7 WBC Domenico Spada (39-6, 19 KOs) by a 7th round technical decision, but he did earn a potential title shot against WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin with the win. Continue reading

Martin Murray: “Forget Golovkin, I’ve got to do a job on Spada first!”

Murray fights Domenico Spada for the WBC Silver middleweight title on Channel 5 this Saturday night (October 25).

LONDON (24 OCT) St. Helens middleweight Martin Murray knows victory on Saturday night (October 25) against Italian Domencio Spada could set him up for a February date with WBA world middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin. Continue reading

Fight weights from Monte Carlo: Murray 159.83, Spada 159.65

Former two-time champion and MC Brian Mitchell attempts to broker the peace between Stuart Hall, right, and Randy Caballero

Monaco, October 24 – A slanging match between American Randy Caballero and England’s Stuart Hall was the highlight of an otherwise incident-free weigh-in at the Monte Carlo Casino ahead of Saturday’s “Title Tornado” tournament.

With HRH Prince Albert of Monaco in attendance, the pair had to be kept apart moments after weighing in, Caballero’s camp making much of the former champion’s three defeats. Continue reading

Hall vs. Caballero, Murray vs. Spada and Blackwell vs. Khomitsky: televised this Saturday night on Channel 5

World championship boxing returns to terrestrial television this coming Saturday night (October 25) when Darlington’s Stuart Hall fights American Randy Caballero for the IBF world bantamweight title live on Channel 5.

The show from Monte Carlo – which also features middleweight bouts Martin Murray vs. Domenico Spada and Nick Blackwell vs. Sergey Khomitsky – will commence on Channel 5 at 8.30pm and conclude at 11pm, meaning fight fans will be treated to some two-and-a-half hours’ worth of world-class boxing. Continue reading

Major TV deal for Monte Carlo boxing show

In a major coup for UK boxing fans, October 25’s “Title Tornado” tournament in Monte Carlo, jointly headlined by the UK’s Martin Murray in a world title eliminator and Stuart Hall in a world title fight, will be broadcast live on Channel Five in Britain.

Working in collaboration with leading promoter Mick Hennessy, and Hennessy Sports’ William Storey, Golden Gloves promoter Rodney Berman has ensured that Murray’s WBC Silver middleweight title defence against Domenico Spada and Hall’s IBF world title fight against undefeated Randy Caballero will be seen by millions of households live on UK terrestrial television. Continue reading