Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield, Distrito Federal, Argentina
Belts on The Line
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Who won Martinez vs Murray?
Sergio Martinez beat Martin Murray by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 27th April 2013 at Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield in Distrito Federal.
The scorecards were announced as 115-112, 115-112, 115-112 in favor of winner Sergio Martinez.
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 WBC middleweight championship of the world.
Martinez vs Murray stats
Sergio Martinez stepped into the ring with a record of 50 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Martin Murray made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 25 wins and 1 draw, with 11 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Martinez had advantage in power over Murray, with a 56% knock out percentage over Murray's 44%.
Sergio Martinez was the older man by 7 years, at 47 years old.
Murray had a height advantage of 2 inches over Martinez. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Sergio Martinez fought out of the southpaw stance, while Martin Murray was an orthodox fighter.
Martinez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 28 more fights, and made his debut in 1997, 9 years and 8 months earlier than Murray, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 131 more professional rounds, 439 to Murray's 308.
Martinez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 10 years, 10 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.7 rounds on average.
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