Despite the odds many in the sport that believe Martin Murray is going to have world domination in 2013, with the latest tip from legendary trainer Floyd Mayweather Snr. He believes that Murray is going to cause a major upset this year, stating on his Twitter account:
“This dude from the UK who is fighting Martinez next, he gonna bring it I’m telling you. This is not an easy one. Martin Murray can fight.” – source: Liverpool Echo
Mayweather has trained some of the best fighters in the world in his time, and is best known for his defensive ability and overall boxing strategy.
Although Murray is a big underdog for the fight, many boxing insiders believe that Murray is more than capable of pulling it off. In a recent interview Sergio Martinez is also quoted as saying:
“Martin Murray is a dangerous opponent. He is an interim champion for WBA and is undefeated, which I feel is his strength because of his confidence going into the fight. He has never tasted defeat and he wouldn’t have taken the fight if he thought he was going to lose.”
The fight is taking place in Argentina on the 27th April 2013, for the WBC middleweight world title.