Golovkin vs. Murata Fight: Gennadiy Gennadyevich Golovkin (GGG) will return to action early next month as he faces off against Ryota Murata in a middleweight title unification fight in Japan. Golovkin retained his IBF and IBO titles by beating Kamil Szeremeta in Florida, US in December 2020.
Golovkin (GGG) is expected to face off against his great rival Canelo Alvarez later this year but he won’t be overlooking WBA champion Ryota Murata from japan.
The Japanese star won gold at the 2012 London Olympics and is a superstar in his home country for boxing.
Golovkin will travel to Saitama for the bout and it should be a thriller.
Golovkin vs Murata: Date and start time
The 12-round middleweight title bout will be held on Saturday, April 9 2022. It will take place at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan.
- Time: 3:30 a.m. ET / 8:30 a.m. GMT
- Main event ringwalks (approx): 6:30 a.m. ET / 11:30 a.m. GMT
The ring walks for Golovkin vs Murata are due for around 6:30 a.m. ET but that will be confirmed closer to the fight.
Golovkin vs. Murata: Undercards
- MAIN EVENT: Gennady Golovkin vs Ryota Murata – for IBF, IBO and WBA middleweight titles
- Junto Nakatani vs Ryota Yamauchi – for WBO flyweight title
- Shuichiro Yoshino vs Masayuki Ito
- Kazuki Anaguchi vs Ryuji Yamamoto
- Hiroka Amakivs Taiga Kato
All Subject to change
Golovkin vs Murata: TV channel and live stream
The fight will be stream live on DAZN with their coverage starting at 3:30 a.m. ET – the streaming service costs £7.99 per month, you can get a free trial if DAZN accept it.
It can be broadcast via the DAZN app and can be viewed on smart TVs, all connected devices, mobile, tablets and computers.
Can I watch Golovkin vs. Murata PPV on dazn?
The card will stream live on DAZN in over 200 countries across the world (except Japan and Kazakhstan). You can sign up for a subscription here. If you are in Argentina, Chile & Colombia you must download the DAZN app from the Apple App Store or Android Google Play store and then sign up, rather than via web browser.
What devices are supported on dazn?
DAZN is available on web browsers at DAZN.com (except Argentina, Chile and Colombia) and also has apps available for all of the following TV and streaming devices:-
|MOBILE DEVICES||TV & STREAMING DEVICES||GAME CONSOLES|
|iPhone, iPad||Amazon Fire TV||Playstation 4|
|Android phones, tables||Amazon Fire TV Stick||Playstation 5|
|Amazon Fire tablet||Android TV||XBox One|
|Apple TV||XBox Series X | S|
|LG Smart TV, Smartcast|
|Panasonic Smart TV|
|Samsung Smart TV|
|Sony Smart TV|
GGG vs. Murata: Records & Activity
|Age||40 years||36 years|
|Pro||15 years||8 years|
|Height||5′ 10½″ (179 cm)||6′ 0″ (183 cm)|
|Reach||70″ (178 cm)||72½″ (184 cm)|
|Division||middleweight (160 lbs / 72,57 kg)||middleweight (160 lbs / 72,57 kg)|
|Titles||IBO, IBF (middleweight)||WBA (Super) (middleweight)|
|Record||41 – 1 – 1 (36 KOs)||16 – 2 – 0 (13 KOs)|
|Inactive||477 days||838 days|
In terms of recent activity, Gennady Golovkin has been fighting more than Ryota Murata.
Gennady Golovkin last fought 1 year, 3 months and 4 days ago, while Ryota Murata’s last outing was 2 years, 2 months and 27 days ago.
Golovkin’s last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Murata’s last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 5 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.