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John Ryder vs David Morrell preview
When is Ryder vs Morrell?
John Ryder could take on David Morrell in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Ryder vs Morrell stats
John Ryder would step into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
David Morrell would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 0 draws, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Morrell would have a massive power advantage over Ryder, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Ryder's 56%.
John Ryder is the older man by 9 years, at 34 years old.
Morrell has a height advantage of 4 inches over Ryder. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both John Ryder & David Morrell fight out of a southpaw stance.
Ryder is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 29 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 8 years and 11 months earlier than Morrell, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He has fought 195 more professional rounds, 234 to Morrell's 39.
John Ryder goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the RING at super middleweight.
David Morrell is currently ranked number 4 by the RING in the 168lb division.
Ryder vs Morrell form
Ryder has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Zach Parker on 26th November 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at The o2, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Daniel Jacobs on 12th February 2022 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Alexandra Palace, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Mike Guy on 18th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Before that, he had been beaten by Callum Smith on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
He had won against Bilal Akkawy on 4th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
David Morrell remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Aidos Yerbossynuly on 5th November 2022 by knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Armory, Minneapolis, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Kalvin Henderson on 4th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Armory, Minnesota.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Alantez Fox on 18th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Armory, Minnesota.
Before that, he had won against Mario Abel Cazares on 27th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.
He had defeated Mike Gavronski on 26th December 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round at Shrine Exposition Center, California.
In terms of recent activity, David Morrell has been fighting more than John Ryder.
John Ryder last fought 3 months and 22 days ago, while David Morrell's last outing was 4 months and 15 days ago.
Ryder's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Morrell's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
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