Dec 22 2018
Saturday

Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom

12 rounds contest @ Middleweight
37-4-1
MD 12

Score cards

  • 114-114
  • 112-117
  • 112-116
MD 12
36-3-0

The tape

39
Age
37
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDTKOMDUDUD
Form
RTDSDKOTKOTKO
37
Wins
36
17
By KO
21
46
KO%
58
4
Loses
3
1
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2004

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

-
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
2
WBC
-
7
WBO
-
11
IBF
-

Martin Murray vs Hassan N’Dam report

Who won Murray vs N’Dam?

Hassan N’Dam beat Martin Murray by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 22nd December 2018 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.

The scorecards were announced as 114-114, 112-117, 112-116 in favor of winner Hassan N’Dam.

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 fight appeared on the undercard of Josh Warrington beating Carl Frampton for the IBF World Featherweight championship. Also, on the undercard Nathan Gorman beat Razvan Cojanu, Liam Williams defeated Mark Heffron for the BBBOC British Middleweight title, Michael Conlan was victorious over Jason Cunningham and Billy Joe Saunders beat Charles Adamu.

Murray vs N’Dam stats

Martin Murray stepped into the ring with a record of 37 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Hassan N’Dam made his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested N'Dam had advantage in power over Murray, with a 58% knock out percentage over Murray's 46%.

Martin Murray was the older man by 2 years, at 39 years old.

Murray had a height advantage of 1 inch over N'Dam.

Both Martin Murray & Hassan N’Dam fought out of an orthodox stance.

Murray was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 2 year and 9 months later than N'Dam, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 308 to N'Dam's 311.

Martin Murray went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO and 11 by the IBF at middleweight.

Murray vs N’Dam form

Martin Murray had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Sladan Janjanin on 15th November 2019 by points in the 8th round at Olympia, Merseyside, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Rui Manuel Pavanito on 12th July 2019 by points in the 10th round at Olympia, Merseyside.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Hassan N’Dam on 22nd December 2018 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Before that, he had won against Roberto Garcia on 23rd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.

He had beat Gabriel Rosado on 22nd April 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

N'Dam had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Ryota Murata on 22nd October 2017 by majority decision in the 7th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Ryota Murata on 20th May 2017 by split decision in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, he had won against Alfonso Blanco on 17th December 2016 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Interim World Middleweight championship fight at Stade de l’Est, Saint-Denis, France.

Before that, he had defeated Tomasz Gargula on 30th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at La Palestre, Le Cannet.

Hehad beat Robert Swierzbinski on 27th May 2016 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Cirque d'Hiver, Paris.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Martin Murray had been fighting more than Hassan N’Dam.

Going to this contest, Martin Murray had last fought 2 years, 2 months and 7 days ago, while Hassan N’Dam's last outing had been 4 years and 3 months ago.

Murray's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 9 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.8 rounds on average.

N'Dam's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.

What time did Murray vs N’Dam start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM GMT at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Murray vs N’Dam?

Murray vs N’Dam was broadcast on BT Sport Box Office in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.

What were the odds on Murray vs N’Dam?

Martin Murray was a 59/100 (-169) favourite going into the contest, while Hassan N’Dam made his way into the ring at 7/5 (+140) with oddsmakers.

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