Hopkins-Murat Fight Canceled After Murat Denied U.S. Visa
A scheduled July 13 Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat light heavyweight boxing match has been canceled after the U.S. Department of State declared Murat was ineligible to receive a visa. The fight at Barclays Center would have aired on the monthly "Showtime Championship Boxing" cable telecast. The entire event has been canceled along with the main event. The match was being put together by Golden Boy Promotions (Golden Boy).