Murata v N’Dam: Officials / Public workouts / Medical

Naoki Fukuda

The World Boxing Association officials’ committee appointed the officials for this Saturday fight in Tokyo, Japan, where the Cameroon Hassan N’Dam and Japanese Ryota Murata who will fight for the vacant WBA regular title.

The third man on the ring will be Luis Pabon. While the judges will be Raul Caiz Sr. from Mexico, Hubert Earle from Canada and Gustavo Padilla from Panama. The supervisor will be the Panamanian Julio Thyme.

Public training

N’Dam made his public training on Monday, at Teiken Gym, with the attendance of the Nippon press.

The Cameroonian showed his fists power with the mitts, punching bag and jumped the rope. He ended by telling the press he was ready for the battle.

Murata made his public training last week and is waiting for the weigh in ceremony next Friday.


Cameroon Hassan N’Dam and Japan’s Ryota Murata passed the mandatory medical check-up on Thursday prior to their EBA Middleweight title fight this Saturday.

Both got satisfactory results in their vision tests, muscle mass, reflexes and height. So, the commission gave the OK for the fight.

Their next test will be the official weigh-in next Friday May 19, in Tokyo, Japan.