By Dean Berman:Ryota Murata instead of facing WBO champ Demetrius Andrade in December, according to .

Matchroom promoter was looking to put together a fight between Andrade (28-0, 17 KOs) and #1 WBO Butler for December 13 or 21 on a Golden Boy card. However, Butler instead is taking the bigger offer to travel to Japan to face secondary middleweight champion Murata (15-2, 12 KOs).

Gennady Golovkin and Saul Canelo Alvarez

Steven Butler in demand

Maciej Sulecki last June.

Butler has a 10-fight winning streak since losing to Brandon Cook

Murata coming off knockout win over Rob Brant

That was a fight in which Brant threw an incredible 1262 punches


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