Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Middleweight
16-3-0
32-2-0

The tape

36
Age
33
6' 0" / 182 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
72.4" / 184 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 9TKO 5TKO 2UD 12TKO 8
Form
UD 12TKO 5UD 10TKO 2UD 12
16
Wins
32
13
By KO
23
81
KO%
72
3
Losses
2
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2011
120
Pro rounds
213

Current rankings @ Middleweight

8
The Ring
6
2
WBA
5
3
WBC
2
6
WBO
2
7
IBF
-

Ryota Murata vs Chris Eubank Jr preview

When is Murata vs Eubank Jr?

Ryota Murata could square off against Chris Eubank Jr in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.

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

Murata vs Eubank Jr stats

Ryota Murata would step into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Chris Eubank Jr would make his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Murata would have a slight advantage in power over Eubank Jr, with a 81% knock out percentage over Eubank Jr's 72%.

Ryota Murata is the older man by 3 years, at 36 years old.

Murata has a height advantage of 1 inch over Eubank Jr. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

Both Ryota Murata & Chris Eubank Jr fight out of an orthodox stance.

Murata is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 9 months later than Eubank Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 93 less professional rounds, 120 to Eubank Jr's 213.

Ryota Murata goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO, 7 by the IBF and 8 by the RING at middleweight.

Chris Eubank Jr is currently ranked number 5 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 6 by the RING in the 160lb division.

Murata vs Eubank Jr form

Ryota Murata has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Gennady Golovkin 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 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, 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.

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

Eubank Jr has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Liam Williams on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Motorpoint Arena, Wales, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Wanik Awdijan on 16th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Arena, Tyne and Wear.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Marcus Morrison on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Before that, he had beat Matt Korobov on 7th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Interim World Middleweight and WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

He had won against James DeGale on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Chris Eubank Jr has been fighting more than Ryota Murata.

Ryota Murata last fought 8 months ago, while Chris Eubank Jr's last outing was 10 months and 4 days ago.

Murata's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.

Eubank Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.2 rounds on average.

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