Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 6/21/14
British middleweight Martin Murray is hoping to follow in the footsteps of Carl Froch. The St Helens star battles Ukrainian Max Bursak in Monte Carlo, and is hoping to emulate the formidable Nottingham assassin. Prior to Froch’s stardom on British shores he was often on the road as he looked to make his name by taking on the super-middleweights very best, a path which is becoming a familiar one for the 31-year-old Murray who has fought abroad in three of his last four fights. “[Fighting outside of the UK] was Froch’s path and it’s looking like this is my path too. Everyone has their own path and I’m taking it as a positive, I’m flying all over the world and it’s a great pleasure doing something that I love,” said Murray. “It’s my journey and I’m loving it but the idea would be to come home as a world champion, like Froch, and sell out venues and arenas – that would be great. However, I’m under no illusions that that is what’s going to happen. “All I can do is keep working my hardest, get
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