Feb 21 2015
Saturday

Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco

12 rounds contest @ Middleweight
31-0-0 
TKO 11

Score cards

  • 99-88
  • 100-87
  • 99-88
TKO 11
29-1-1

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Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Middleweight Championship
WBC World Middleweight Championship

The tape

40
Age
40
5' 10" / 179 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
TDUDRTDPTSUD
31
Wins
29
28
By KO
12
90
KO%
41
0
Loses
1
Draws
1
2006
Debut
2007

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Gennady Golovkin vs Martin Murray report

Who won Golovkin vs Murray?

Gennady Golovkin beat Martin Murray by technical knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 21st February 2015 at Salle des Étoiles in Monte Carlo.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).

This contest was for the unified middleweight championship of the world, with the WBA & WBC belts on the line.

Golovkin vs Murray stats

Gennady Golovkin stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 31 wins, zero loses and 0  draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Martin Murray made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Golovkin had a massive power advantage over Murray, boosting at 90% knock out percentage over Murray's 41%.

Gennady Golovkin was the same age as Martin Murray, at 40 years old.

Murray had a height advantage of 2 inches over Golovkin. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Gennady Golovkin & Martin Murray fought out of an orthodox stance.

Golovkin's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Murray's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2006, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Murray, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 68 less professional rounds, 240 to Murray's 308.

Golovkin vs Murray form

Golovkin had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Ryota Murata on 9th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Kamil Szeremeta on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

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

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.

Martin Murray had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Arthur Abraham on 21st November 2015 by split decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Tui Arena, Hannover, Germany.

Previous to that, he had beat Jose Miguel Torres on 5th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Mirzet Bajrektarevic on 18th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Before that, he had lost to Gennady Golovkin on 21st February 2015 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

He had been beaten by Sergio Martinez on 27th April 2013 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield, Distrito Federal, Argentina.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Gennady Golovkin had been fighting more than Martin Murray.

Going to this contest, Gennady Golovkin had last fought 5 months and 22 days ago, while Martin Murray's last outing had been 6 years, 10 months and 10 days ago.

Golovkin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Murray's last 5 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 5 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.

What time did Golovkin vs Murray start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 PM BST in the UK.

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