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Masternak vs. Kalenga

Martin Murray dominates Max Bursak while Hekkie Budler KO’s challenger

Monte Carlo, June 22 – World-ranked middleweight Martin Murray said he was in a different class to Max Bursak and so it proved at the Monte Carlo Casino on Saturday night as he dominated Bursak to claim the WBC Silver belt.

Fighting before a vociferous crowd which included his famous “Barmy Army” from England, Murray triumphed by scores of 119-109, 119-109 and 117-111.

Murray took a while to adapt to Bursak’s awkward style, but once he did he was virtually unstoppable as he piled on the points and swept to a compelling victory. Continue reading

Martin Murray beats Bursak; Kalenga outworks Masternak

In a gritty performance, former two-time world title challenger Martin Murray (28-1-1, 12 KO’s) grinded out a 12 round unanimous decision tonight over the tough but limited Max Bursak (29-3-1, 12 KO’s) to win the vacant WBC Silver middleweight title at the Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

The victory moves the 31-year-old Murray a little closer to another world title shot, which he hopes will be against WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto in the near future. Murray won on the judges’ cards by the scores 117-112, 119-109, and 119-109. Continue reading

Martin Murray vs. Max Bursak tonight in Monte Carlo

Leading boxing television rights distributor and sports marketing firm Octapixx LIVE is proud to announce that the KO AT THE CASINO boxing telecast, taking place on June 21 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco, and featuring three championship fights punctuated by the return to the world stage of middleweight sensation Martin Murray and the rise of WBA/IBO minimumweight champion Hekkie Budler, will be seen on television by millions of sports fans all over the world. The event, taking place at the historic Casino de Monte-Carlo, is presented by Monte-Carlo SBM and promoted by Golden Gloves Promotions. Continue reading