Murata vs Brant III

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  • Murata vs Brant
  • 16-2-0 26-2-0
  • Potential : Summer 2021
  • Japan
  • Vacant WBA World Middleweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Middleweight
  • TKO 7TKO 8UD 12TKO 2TKO 5 < form UD 12UD 12TKO 11TKO 2TKO 5 <
  • Tape
  • 35 age 30
  • 6' 0" / 182cm height 6' 0" / 182cm
  • 72" / 183cm reach 70.5" / 179cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 16 wins 26
  • 13 by ko 18
  • 81% Ko% 69%
  • 2 Losses 2
  • 0 Stopped 1
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2013 Debut 2012
  • 111 Pro rds 118
  • current rankings @ Middleweight
  • 5 The Ring 7
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Murata vs Brant III Info

Ryota Murata could take on Rob Brant in Summer 2021 in Japan.

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 vacant WBA middleweight championship of the world.

Murata would be defending WBA Super World Middleweight Championship for the first time. He was promoted from a secondary belt in January 2021. He has held this belt for a total of 14 days (14 days).

Murata vs Brant III stats

Ryota Murata would step into the ring with a record of 16 wins and 2 loses, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Rob Brant would make his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins and 2 loses, with 18 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Murata would have advantage in power over Brant, with a 81% knock out percentage over Brant's 69%.

Ryota Murata is the older man by 5 years, at 35 years old.

Murata has 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Ryota Murata & Rob Brant fight out of an orthodox stance.

Murata is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 2 months later than Brant, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 7 less professional rounds, 111 to Brant's 118.

Ryota Murata goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the RING in the 160lb division.

Rob Brant is currently ranked number 7 by the RING in the 160lb division.

Murata vs Brant III form

Ryota Murata has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 been beaten by 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 won against Hassan N’Dam on 22nd October 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo.

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

In his last fight, he beat Vitalii Kopylenko on 22nd August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Ryota Murata on 12th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

Going into that contest, he had beat Khasan Baysangurov on 15th February 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Grand Casino, Minnesota, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Ryota Murata on 20th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Juergen Braehmer on 27th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Sport and Congress Center, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Ryota Murata has been fighting more than Rob Brant.

Ryota Murata last fought 1 year and 28 days ago, while Rob Brant's last outing was 4 months and 29 days ago.

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.

Brant's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 9 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

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