Golovkin vs. Murata: Date, Start Time, Cards, Odds, Live Stream & Way to Watch GGG vs. Murata


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.

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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.

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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:-

iPhone, iPadAmazon Fire TVPlaystation 4
Android phones, tablesAmazon Fire TV StickPlaystation 5
Amazon Fire tabletAndroid TVXBox One
 Apple TVXBox Series X | S
 Google Chromecast 
 LG Smart TV, Smartcast 
 Panasonic Smart TV 
 Samsung Smart TV 
 Sony Smart TV 

GGG vs. Murata: Records & Activity

Age40 years36 years
Pro15 years8 years
Height5′ 10½″ (179 cm)6′ 0″ (183 cm)
Reach70″ (178 cm)72½″ (184 cm)
Divisionmiddleweight (160 lbs / 72,57 kg)middleweight (160 lbs / 72,57 kg)
TitlesIBO, IBF (middleweight)WBA (Super) (middleweight)
Record41 – 1 – 1 (36 KOs)16 – 2 – 0 (13 KOs)
Inactive477 days838 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.


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