Murata vs Horn

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  • Murata vs Horn
  • 16-2-0 20-2-1
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • Japan
  • WBA World Middleweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Middleweight
  • TKO 7TKO 8UD 12TKO 2TKO 5 < form TKO 11TKO 9KO 1TKO 9MD 10 <
  • Tape
  • 34 age 32
  • 6' 0" / 182cm height 5' 9" / 175cm
  • 72" / 183cm reach 68.1" / 173cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 16 wins 20
  • 13 by ko 13
  • 81% Ko% 65%
  • 2 Losses 2
  • 0 Stopped 2
  • 0 draws 1
  • 2013 Debut 2013
  • 111 Pro rds 146
  • current rankings @ Middleweight
  • 5 The Ring
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF 13

Murata vs Horn Info

Ryota Murata could square off against Jeff Horn in Late 2020 in Japan.

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).

The contest would be for the WBA middleweight championship of the world.

Murata would be making his 2nd defence of the WBA World Middleweight Championship. He won this belt against Rob Brant in July 2019. He has held this belt for 1 year and 23 days.

Murata vs Horn 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.

Jeff Horn would make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Murata would have advantage in power over Horn, with a 81% knock out percentage over Horn's 65%.

Ryota Murata is the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.

Murata has a height advantage of 3 inches over Horn. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Both Ryota Murata & Jeff Horn fight out of an orthodox stance.

Murata is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 months later than Horn, who’s first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 35 less professional rounds, 111 to Horn's 146.

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

Jeff Horn is currently ranked number 13 by the IBF in the 160lb division.

Murata vs Horn form

Ryota Murata has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he 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, Japan.

Previous to that, he had won against 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 defeated Hassan N’Dam on 22nd October 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo.

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

In his last fight, he won against Michael Zerafa on 18th December 2019 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.

Previous to that, he had lost to Michael Zerafa on 31st August 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Bendigo Stadium, Victoria.

Going into that contest, he had won against Anthony Mundine on 30th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Suncorp Stadium, Queensland.

Before that, he had been beaten by Terence Crawford on 9th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

He had defeated Gary Corcoran on 13th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Jeff Horn has been fighting more than Ryota Murata.

Ryota Murata last fought 7 months and 12 days ago, while Jeff Horn's last outing was 7 months and 17 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.

Horn's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.

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