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Chris Eubank Jr vs Marcus Morrison report
Who won Eubank Jr vs Morrison?
Chris Eubank Jr beat Marcus Morrison by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 1st May 2021 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.
The scorecards were announced as 98-92, 98-92, 98-92 in favor of winner Chris Eubank Jr.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Derek Chisora losing to Joseph Parker. Also, on the undercard Dmitry Bivol defeated Craig Richards for the WBA Super World Light Heavyweight belt, Katie Taylor was victorious over Natasha Jonas and James Tennyson lost to Jovanni Straffon.
Eubank Jr vs Morrison stats
Chris Eubank Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Marcus Morrison made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Eubank Jr had a slight advantage in power over Morrison, with a 76% knock out percentage over Morrison's 70%.
Chris Eubank Jr was the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Both Chris Eubank Jr & Marcus Morrison fought out of an orthodox stance.
Eubank Jr was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Morrison, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 91 more professional rounds, 217 to Morrison's 126.
Chris Eubank Jr went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA at middleweight.
Eubank Jr vs Morrison form
Eubank Jr had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Liam Williams on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Motorpoint Arena, Wales, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Wanik Awdijan on 16th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear.
Going into that contest, he had beat Marcus Morrison on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had won against Matt Korobov on 7th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Interim World Middleweight and WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
He had beat James DeGale on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Eubank Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Morrison's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 11 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.5 rounds on average.
What time did Eubank Jr vs Morrison start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM BST at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Eubank Jr vs Morrison?
Eubank Jr vs Morrison was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.
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