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Lewis Ritson vs Joe Murray report
Who won Ritson vs Murray?
Lewis Ritson beat Joe Murray by technical knockout in the 1st round on Sunday 25th February 2018 at Victoria Warehouse Hotel in Manchester.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Ritson vs Murray stats
Lewis Ritson stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Joe Murray made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Lewis Ritson was the younger man by 7 years, at 29 years old.
Ritson had a height advantage of 2 inches over Murray.
Both Lewis Ritson & Joe Murray fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ritson was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 6 year later than Murray, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 12 more professional rounds, 154 to Murray's 142.
Ritson's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 3 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.3 rounds on average.
What time did Ritson vs Murray start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at Victoria Warehouse Hotel, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Ritson vs Murray?
Ritson vs Murray was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK.
What were the odds on Ritson vs Murray?
Lewis Ritson was a 1/5 (-500) favourite going into the contest, while Joe Murray made his way into the ring at 7/2 (+350) with oddsmakers.
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