Golovkin vs Murata

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  • Golovkin vs Murata
  • 40-1-1 16-2-0
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • USA
  • WBA Super World Middleweight Championship
  • WBC World Middleweight Championship
  • IBF World Middleweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Middleweight
  • SD KO 2MD 12KO 4UD 12 < form TKO 7TKO 8UD 12TKO 2TKO 5 <
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  • 38 age 34
  • 5' 10" / 179cm height 6' 0" / 182cm
  • 70.1" / 178cm reach 72" / 183cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 40 wins 16
  • 35 by ko 13
  • 88% Ko% 81%
  • 1 Losses 2
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 1 draws 0
  • 2006 Debut 2013
  • 212 Pro rds 111
  • current rankings @ Middleweight
  • 1 The Ring 5
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Golovkin vs Murata Info

Gennady Golovkin could take on Ryota Murata in Late 2020 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).

The contest would be for the unified middleweight championship of the world, with the WBA, WBC & IBF belts on the line.

Golovkin would be defending IBF World Middleweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Sergiy Derevyanchenko in October 2019. He has held this belt for 10 months and 9 days.

Murata will be making his 2nd defence of the WBA World Middleweight Championship. He won this belt against Rob Brant in July 2019. He has held this belt for 1 year 1 month and 2 days.

Golovkin vs Murata stats

Gennady Golovkin would step into the ring with a record of 40 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 35 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Ryota Murata would make his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins and 2 loses, with 13 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Golovkin would have a slight advantage in power over Murata, with a 88% knock out percentage over Murata's 81%.

Gennady Golovkin is the older man by 4 years, at 38 years old.

Murata has a height advantage of 2 inches over Golovkin. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Gennady Golovkin & Ryota Murata fight out of an orthodox stance.

Golovkin is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 24 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 7 years and 3 months earlier than Murata, who’s first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 101 more professional rounds, 212 to Murata's 111.

Gennady Golovkin goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING in the 160lb division.

Ryota Murata is currently ranked number 5 by the RING in the 160lb division.

Golovkin vs Murata form

Golovkin has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he defeated Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Steve Rolls on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 15th September 2018 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat Vanes Martirosyan on 5th May 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and WBC World Middleweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

He had drawn with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 16th September 2017 by split draw in their WBC World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, IBF World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Ryota Murata has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Steven Butler on 23rd December 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Arena, Kanagawa, Japan.

Previous to that, he had won against Rob Brant on 12th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Rob Brant on 20th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had beat Emanuele Blandamura on 15th April 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Arena, Kanagawa, Japan.

He had defeated Hassan N’Dam on 22nd October 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Gennady Golovkin has been fighting more than Ryota Murata.

Gennady Golovkin last fought 10 months and 9 days ago, while Ryota Murata's last outing was 7 months and 22 days ago.

Golovkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

Murata's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 2 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

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