Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Murray vs Spera?
Martin Murray beat Cedric Spera by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 7th May 2016 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Murray vs Spera stats
Martin Murray stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Cedric Spera made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Murray had a large advantage in power over Spera, boosting at 47% knock out percentage over Spera's 17%.
Martin Murray was the older man by 7 years, at 40 years old.
Both Martin Murray & Cedric Spera fought out of an orthodox stance.
Murray was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 3 years and 2 months earlier than Spera, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 230 more professional rounds, 308 to Spera's 78.
Murray vs Spera form
Martin Murray had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Arthur Abraham on 21st November 2015 by split decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Tui Arena, Hannover, Germany.
Previous to that, he had beat Jose Miguel Torres on 5th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Mirzet Bajrektarevic on 18th July 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had been beaten by Gennady Golovkin on 21st February 2015 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
He had lost to Sergio Martinez on 27th April 2013 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield, Distrito Federal, Argentina.
Murray's last 5 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 5 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
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