The official weigh-in for Saturday’s Middleweight world championship unification bout between IBF/IBO world champion Gennady Golovkin and WBA world champion Ryota Murata took place earlier today in Tokyo, Japan. The fight, which will take place in the early morning hours here in the United States, at the Saitama Super Arena can be seen globally on digital subscription sports streaming network DAZN. Below are the official weights for the main event unification bout as well as other bouts scheduled to take place on the card. Weights for those bouts as well as confirmation as to whether those bouts will be televised as part of the early morning broadcast are below.
Main Event IBF/IBO/WBA Middleweight World Championship Unification Bout – 12Rds.
Gennady Golovkin (IBF/IBO world champion) 160lbs. vs. Ryota Murata (WBA world champion) 160lbs.
*Also scheduled to take place on this card/Weights and broadcast information for these bouts are unavailable as of this writing.
*Lightweight – 12Rds.
Shuichiro Yoshino vs. Masayuki Ito
(Bout will be for the Oriental Professional Boxing Federation (OPBF) Lightweight championship currently held by Yoshino.)
WBO Flyweight world championship – 12Rds.
Junto Nakatani (Champion) vs. Ryota Yamauchi (Challenger)
Jr. Featherweight – 6Rds
Kazuki Anaguchi vs. Ryuji Yamamoto
*Welterweight – 4Rds.
Hiroka Amaki vs. Taiga Kato
(*Both fighters will be making their respective professional debuts.)
Golovkin vs. Murata takes place on Saturday, April 9th at the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan. The bout can be seen globally on digital subscription sports streaming network DAZN beginning at 5:10AM ET/2:10AM PT (U.S. Times). For more information about DAZN including schedules, list of compatible streaming devices/platforms/Smart TVs, availability around the world, local start times in your area, and to subscribe please visit: www.DAZN.com.
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