Stockton Arena, Stockton, United States
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Flores Jr vs Murray?
Gabriel Flores Jr beat Derrick Murray by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 13th May 2023 at Stockton Arena in Stockton.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Janibek Alimkhanuly beating Steven Butler for the WBO World Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Jason Moloney beat Vincent Astrolabio for the WBO World Bantamweight belt and Ruben Villa defeated Maickol Lopez Villagrana.
Flores Jr vs Murray stats
Back in May 2023, Gabriel Flores Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Derrick Murray made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw.
Gabriel Flores Jr was the younger man by 13 years, at 23 years old.
Flores Jr had a height advantage of 2 inches over Murray.
Both Gabriel Flores Jr & Derrick Murray fought out of an orthodox stance.
Flores Jr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 6 year later than Murray, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 8 less professional rounds, 118 to Murray's 126.
Flores Jr vs Murray form
Flores Jr had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Giovanni Cabrera on 27th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Grand Casino, Hinckley, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Abraham Montoya on 4th March 2022 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Luis Alberto Lopez on 10th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Casino Del Sol, Arizona.
Before that, he had won against Jayson Velez on 20th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
He had beat Ryan Kielczweski on 3rd October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Flores Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
What time did Flores Jr vs Murray start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Stockton Arena, Stockton, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Flores Jr vs Murray?
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