Success for Martin Murray

  • Last Updated: November 24 2012, 22:27 GMT

Martin Murray set up a second world middleweight title shot after stopping Venezuela's Jorge Navarro to retain his interim WBA belt on the Ricky Hatton undercard in Manchester.

Martin Murray: Clinched victory in the sixth

The St Helens 30-year-old put Navarro down in the opening round and clinched victory in the sixth with a powerful two-punch combination which dropped his opponent before Navarro's corner threw in the towel.

Murray, who drew his first bid for a world title last year against the then champion Felix Sturm in Germany, is now expected to make an ambitious trip to Argentina to take on widely-regarded world number one Sergio Martinez.


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