The undefeated 2012 Olympic middlewight gold medalist Ryota Murata entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 6-0-0 (4 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.20 middleweight in the world; he fought four times last year beating Jessie Nicklow in his last bout (=Murata vs Nicklow).
His opponent, Douglas Damiao Ataide, has an official record of 13-1-1 (6 knockouts) and he entered as the No.66 in the same weight class. His only defeat (by disqualification) occurred in 2013, against Jorge Sebastian Heiland, since then he has collected four victories and one draw, against John Anderson Carvalho. Murata vs Ataide is on the undercard of Takashi Miura vs Billy Dib. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
Division: super middleweight (168 lbs, 76.2 kg)
Murata’s previous fight: Ryota Murata vs Jessie Nicklow
Murata’s next fight: Ryota Murata vs Gunnar Jackson
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