The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Eubank Jr vs Murray?
Chris Eubank Jr could face the challenge of Martin Murray in Summer 2022 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 31 wins, 2 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 74% knock out percentage over Murray's 44%.
Chris Eubank Jr is the younger man by 7 years, at 32 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 13 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 107 less professional rounds, 201 to Murray's 308.
Chris Eubank Jr goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC and 8 by the RING at middleweight.
Eubank Jr vs Murray form
Eubank Jr has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he won against Wanik Awdijan on 16th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Marcus Morrison on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had beat 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.
Before that, he had defeated James DeGale on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had won against JJ McDonagh on 28th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
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.
Hehad 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 8 days ago, while Martin Murray's last outing was 10 months and 20 days ago.
Eubank Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
Murray's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Eubank Jr vs Murray?
Martin Murray is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Chris Eubank Jr if you fancy the incredible upset.