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Barrera defeats Murat; Magomedov destroys Tavaria – results

By Allan Fox: Unbeaten #7 IBF Sullivan Barrera (17-0, 12 KOs) earned the right to fight IBF 175lb champion Sergey Kovalev tonight in stopping #13 IBF Karo Murat (27-3-1, 17 KOs) in the 5th round in a scheduled 12 round IBF title eliminator fight at the Civic Auditorium, in Glendale, California, USA. Barrera unloaded with […]

Sullivan Barrera vs. Karo Murat preview

Glendale, California: On Saturday, December 12 Sullivan Barrera (16-0, 11 KOs) and Karo Murat (27-2-1, 17 KOs) will square off from the Glendale Civic Auditorium in Glendale, California live on HBO Latino Boxing beginning at 10 PM ET/PT. Below is the scouting report for this exciting match-up:… Read

Sullivan Barrera vs. Karo Murat & Arif Magomedov vs. Jonathan Tavira on 12/12

Glendale, CA: Top Mexican welterweights Pedro Campa and Aaron Herrera will collide on a Tripleheader of action on Saturday, December 12 at the Glendale Civic Auditorium and televised live on HBO Latino Boxing (10pm ET/PT). Top Rank, in association with Main Events and Zanfer Promotions made the announcement today.… Read

Sullivan Barrera vs. Karo Murat on 12/12, winner to face Kovalev

By Dan Ambrose: Unbeaten #7 IBF Sullivan Barrera (16-0, 11 KOs) will be fighting #13 IBF Karo Murat (27-2-1, 17 KOs) in an IBF light heavyweight title eliminator next month on December 12th at the Civic Auditorium, in Glendale, California. … Read

Artur Beterbiev vs Karo Murat

After the refusal of Cuban Yuniesky Gonzalez (IBF #11), Armenian light heavyweight Karo Murat (IBF #14, 27-2-1, 17 KOs) jumped at the opportunity to face Montreal adopted son Artur Beterbiev (IBF #2, 9-0, 9 KOs) for an IBF light heavyweight (175 pounds) elimination fight.… Read

Artur Beterbiev vs. Karo Murat possible for Nov.28

By Dan Ambrose: #1 IBF light heavyweight contender Artur Beterbiev (9-0, 9 KOs) finally appears to have a top 15 contender that is ready to fight him in the IBF 175lb title eliminator. 32-year-old #14 IBF Karo Murat (27-2-1, 17 KOs) has reportedly agreed to face Beterbiev for a fight that will be taking place […]

The week in Boxing – 31.10.13

By Rachel Aylett: At the weekend Bernard Hopkins was involved in one of his most incident-packed fights for years, as he turned back the futile challenge of the Sauerland team’s Karo Murat. Murat was so determined not to be intimidated and roughed up by Hopkins that he was ready for a rough-house war, which is […]

Hopkins-Murat brings in huge ratings on Showtime

NEW YORK (Oct. 30, 2013) – Last Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader, highlighted by Future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins,drew the second largest average audience for a live SHOWTIME® boxing event this year and ranks as the third-highest average on record for the premium network since 2004 when Nielsen began tracking pay television networks’ individual […]

Hopkins vs. Murat: An Empty Victory

By Jay McIntyre: For Bernard Hopkins, Saturday was an unnecessary fight with an unnecessary lack of sportsmanship. He was expected to win, and many people felt that Karo Murat would be merely a ‘speed bump’ as Hopkins pressed onward through his career. A perfunctory turn out from Hopkins should have been sufficient to win a […]

Hopkins says he’ll likely move down in weight for next fight

By Allan Fox: IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins (56-6-2, 32 KO’s) says he’ll likely move down in weight for his next fight rather than face the other 175 lb. champions in unification matches. Hopkins badly wants to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. at middleweight, and Hopkins is also interested in facing Carl Froch, the IBF/WBA […]

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