Men's Boxing
First taking amateur boxing by storm and now WBA world title holder, Japanese middleweight Murata Ryota has been hailed a true sporting hero. His journey from wayward teenager to the top of the boxing world has been a dramatic story of twists and turns. Far removed from the boxer stereotype, Murata is an avid reader of philosophy and psychology, and time and again has displayed incredible mental strength, always finding a way to come back whenever his back appears to be against the wall. He reflects on his colorful career so far and reveals what made him a "thinking man's boxer."