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Abraham-Murray set for Nov. 21

Arthur Abraham will be defending his WBO world title again when he takes on Martin Murray on Nov. 21st in Hannover, Germany.

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Arthur Abraham (43-4, 29 KOs) will be putting his WBO super middleweight belt on the line when he takes on Martin Murray (32-2-1, 15 KOs) in Hannover, Germany on November 21st. Abraham is looking to make his fifth successful title defense in a row, with him last stopping Robert Stieglitz in 6 rounds.

‘'Martin is a very strong opponent,'' said Abraham, who is rated No. 1 by THE RING at 168 pounds. ‘'He has challenged for world titles three times before and on two of those occasion he should of won. He is a very deserving challenger and I think it will be a good fight. That is what the public want to see - the best fighting the best - and that is what they will see on November 21 in Hannover.''

Martin Murray is now riding a three fight win streak since getting stopped by everyone's favorite Kazakh puncher, Gennady Golovkin, back in February. Since then, Murray decided to move up to the super middleweight division and has gotten stoppage wins over George Beroshvili, Mirzet Bajrektarevic, and most recently against Jose Miguel Torres just last month.

"I am thrilled to have the chance to face Arthur for the title,'' said Murray. ‘'I was shocked when Arthur agreed to the fight, it's one he didn't have to take so must be confident but in at my natural weight now and believe on November 21 I will become world champion."

Should Abraham emerge with another win in this fight, there has been a lot of talk of him facing Bernard Hopkins next Spring.

Tell me fans, what do you think of this fight between Abraham and Murray? Do you think Murray is better equipped to contend for titles at 168lbs than he was at 160?

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