With pugilists all over Great Britain seeking a bout against “The Cobra,” Martin Murray recently expressed interest in throwing fists against Carl Froch.
Despite flooring and bloodying the graying Argentinean, Murray (25-1-1, 11 KOs) lost a controversial unanimous decision to the hometown Sergio Martinez on April 27 in Buenos Aires.
Had the match occurred in London rather than Buenos Aires, Murray easily could have vacated the ring as an unbeaten champion.
Comparatively, the 35-year-old Froch (31-2, 22 KO) earned revenge and unanimously outscored Mikkel Kessler to win the WBA regular super middleweight crown on May 25.
"Styles make fights and me vs Froch would be war!" tweeted Murray, 30, who hails from St Helens.
"Making super-middle would just be that little bit easier for me to make the weight. I'm a big middleweight so I wouldn't look out of place at 168. I make middle easy enough so I've got no intentions of moving up, but if I got the call to fight Froch then I would definitely be interested."
A Nottingham native who is also an IBF super middleweight champ and past two-time WBC super-middleweight king, Froch has a granite chin and solid power in both hands.
Although determined, focused and driven to succeed as a prizefighter, Murray would have trouble handling a man with Froch’s abilities.
If the “war” ever transpired, Carl Froch would earn a late stoppage over the tough Martin Murray to successfully retain his belts.
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