Earlier today saw the official announcement of Ryota Murata's (7-0, 5) next bout, which will take place on November 7th in the US as part of a stacked Top Rank card.
The 2012 Olympic gold medal winner will be facing former WBO Oriental Middleweight champion Gunnar Jackson (22-6-3, 8), a New Zealand fighter best known for losing the controversial Anthony Mundine, in a 10 round contest,
The bout will will be Murata US debut and will come on the under-card of the Timothy Bradley Jr (32-1-1-1, 12) Vs Brandon Rios (33-2-1, 24) in a WBO Welterweight title, and will also feature Ukrainian sensation Vasyl Lomachenko (4-1, 2) defending his WBO Featherweight title against Romulo Koasicha (25-4, 15).
The bout is set to be aired in Japan on Fuji and it's also expected to be shown in the US on HBO and on Boxnation in the UK.
(Image courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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