2019 Jul 12

Robert Brant vs. Ryota Murata

rematch, 12 rounds, for Brant's WBA "regular" middleweight title
Robert Brant won the first meeting with Ryota Murata in Las Vegas last year in a fight where not many people gave him a chance. Brant put in the performance of his career and won a fair unanimous decision. He badly outworked Murata and threw somewhere around a 1000 punches in the fight. He looked like the better fighter in there, no question about it. Since that fight Brant has stayed active and had one more fight against Khasan Baysangurov and stopped him. Baysangurov was unbeaten with 17-0 so the win was impressive. Murata on the other hand, has been inactive since their fight in October last year. This fight is taking place in Murata´s home town and you can expect a big pro Murata crowd. It might prove to be difficult for Brant to get a decision in Japan.