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Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Martin Murray to return on Dec. 11

By Dan Rafael

Interim middleweight titlist Martin Murray, who dropped world champ Sergio Martinez while challenging him in his Argentina homecoming fight in April but lost a tight decision, will return on Dec. 11.

Murray announced that he will head to Sydney, Australia to defend his belt against Australia's Garth Wood, best known for splitting a pair of fights with Anthony Mundine. Murray was supposed to fight Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in 2012 in the United States and has also been a preferred opponent for titleholder Gennady Golovkin, but ongoing visa problems have prevented Murray from being able to fight in the U.S.