The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Groves vs Murray?
George Groves beat Martin Murray by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 25th June 2016 at The O2 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as 118-110, 118-110, 118-110 in favor of winner George Groves.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Groves vs Murray stats
George Groves stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Martin Murray made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Groves had a large advantage in power over Murray, boosting at 78% knock out percentage over Murray's 48%.
George Groves was the younger man by 6 years, at 34 years old.
Murray had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both George Groves & Martin Murray fought out of an orthodox stance.
Groves was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 1 month later than Murray, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 140 less professional rounds, 168 to Murray's 308.
Groves vs Murray form
Martin Murray had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Hassan N’Dam on 22nd December 2018 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Roberto Garcia on 23rd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Gabriel Rosado on 22nd April 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Before that, he had won against Gabriel Rosado on 22nd April 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Merseyside.
He had beat Nuhu Lawal on 12th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Groves' last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 10 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
Murray's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
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