Earlier today Japanese media at the Teiken gym had the opportunity to see a public work out from Japanese star Ryota Murata (8-0, 5) ahead of his January 30th bout against Argentinian Gaston Alejandro Vega (24-10-1-1, 10), in Shanghai.
The public work out saw Murata looking in great condition as he showed real sharpness in the ring. He did however accept that he hadn't progressed in the professional ranks as he had been hoping. He's however looking at 2016 as being his year as being his year, a year in which he shows the development that his team were expecting and a year in which he takes a huge step towards a world title fight.
Whilst the 29 year old Japanese fighter seemed to accept that his career wasn't quite where he wanted it to be he did sound very confident of making an impact when he faces Vega and seemed to promise top get himself a KO. That however comes as little shock given that Vega has been stopped 7 times in his 35 fight career, including a 9th round KO defeat last time out.
(Image courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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