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Hopkins-Murat set for July 13 in Brooklyn

Sauerland Event has announced that IBF light heavyweight mandatory contender Karo Murat will challenge IBF champion Bernard Hopkins on July 13 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. “Golden Boy Promotions, the promoter of IBF champion Bernard Hopkins, proposed this date at an early stage and we have accepted,” said Chris Meyer, Managing Director of Sauerland Event. “Karo has waited a long wait for this opportunity. We’re sure that he’ll do everything to take away Hopkins’ championship belt!”

Karo Murat stated: “My dream is becoming reality! After Jully 13 the IBF light heavyweight world champion will be Karo Murat!”

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