N'DAM VS. MURATA REMATCH SET FOR OCTOBER 22ND
The rematch between Hassan N’Dam, originally from Cameroon but now living in France, and Ryota Murata of Japan has been announced for October 22nd in the Ryogoku Kokugikan Arena, Tokyo, also known as the Sumo Hall. The two already met once, last May 20 the same location for the WBA regular (secondary_ championship at middleweight. The fight ended in a split decision in favor of the African, who won the vacant title. However, the judging was so poor against the hometown Murata that the WBA ordered a direct rematch. N’dam record is 36-2 with 21 KOs, while Murata’s record is 12-1 with 9 KOs.