Murray faces Londoner Kevin Mitchell on an intriguing map at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Saturday, which includes former amateur star Frankie Gavin, a supporter of Birmingham City, in a Welterweight weight contest with Curtis Woodhouse, at one point a Signature 1 million book with the Blues.
But it is Murray-Mitchell, for the paper WBO Intercontinental title, which will embrace the greatest interest of the Brotherhood wrestling. It has been a long time in manufacturing for the pair of 26 years.
Murray, the light European champion, has been on the verge of fame for some time, having reigned as a light champion [135LBS] of Great Britain and Europe, but waited in the shadows for the level of the world title. The victory will provide Murray with a convincing case to enter the contention of the world title.
Undefeated in 31 contests, and having recently moved stables to sign with the promoter Frank Warren, Murray has the opportunity to make a statement with rival national Mitchell, a temporary world title Challenger who has lost only once in 32 Contest. If the styles are fighting, this could be one of the battles of the year.
Both men have lively and aggressive styles, with the Mancuter the cutest boxer in the pair. Murray weighed to 9st 8lbs yesterday, a book under the limit, Mitchell came to 9st 8lb 8oz.