Parker vs Murdock Info
Zach Parker beat Rohan Murdock by technical knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 7th March 2020 at Manchester Arena in Lancashire.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This contest was for the WBO super middleweight championship of the world.
Parker vs Murdock stats
Zach Parker stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rohan Murdock made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Murdock had a slight advantage in power over Parker, with a 71% knock out percentage over Parker's 67%.
Zach Parker was the younger man by 2 years, at 26 years old.
Both Zach Parker & Rohan Murdock fought out of an orthodox stance.
Parker was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 year and 7 months later than Murdock, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 32 less professional rounds, 92 to Murdock's 124.
Zach Parker went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBA, 2 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF in the 168lb division.
Rohan Murdock was ranked number 1 by the WBO in the 168lb division.
Parker vs Murdock form
Parker remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Darryll Williams on 3rd November 2018 by split decision in their BBBOC British Super Middleweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Geard Ajetovic on 14th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Baden-Arena, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Going into that contest, he had won against Adasat Rodriguez on 17th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Matingu Kindele on 7th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
He had defeated Luke Blackledge on 16th September 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
What time did Parker vs Murdock start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 pm UTC at Manchester Arena, Lancashire, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 pm EST or 1:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 pm GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Parker vs Murdock?
Parker vs Murdock was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by DAZN.