The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
Current rankings @ Middleweight
Chris Eubank Jr vs Martin Murray preview
When is Eubank Jr vs Murray?
Chris Eubank Jr could face the challenge of Martin Murray in Autumn/Fall 2023 at The O2 Arena in London.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Eubank Jr vs Murray stats
Chris Eubank Jr would step into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Martin Murray would make his way to the ring with a record of 39 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Eubank Jr would have a large advantage in power over Murray, boosting at 72% knock out percentage over Murray's 44%.
Chris Eubank Jr is the younger man by 7 years, at 33 years old.
Murray has a height advantage of 1 inch over Eubank Jr. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Chris Eubank Jr & Martin Murray fight out of an orthodox stance.
Eubank Jr is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 4 year and 1 month later than Murray, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 91 less professional rounds, 217 to Murray's 308.
Chris Eubank Jr goes into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBC and 9 by the RING at middleweight.
Eubank Jr vs Murray form
Eubank Jr has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Liam Smith on 21st January 2023 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Liam Williams on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Motorpoint Arena, Wales.
Going into that contest, he had beat Wanik Awdijan on 16th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear.
Before that, he had defeated Marcus Morrison on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
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.
Martin Murray has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Billy Joe Saunders on 4th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Sladan Janjanin on 15th November 2019 by points in the 8th round at Olympia, Merseyside.
Going into that contest, he had beat Rui Manuel Pavanito on 12th July 2019 by points in the 10th round at Olympia, Merseyside.
Before that, he had been beaten by Hassan N’Dam on 22nd December 2018 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had won against Roberto Garcia on 23rd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Chris Eubank Jr has been fighting more than Martin Murray.
Chris Eubank Jr last fought 2 months and 7 days ago, while Martin Murray's last outing was 2 years, 3 months and 24 days ago.
Eubank Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.6 rounds on average.
Murray's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
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