Saunders vs Murray Info
Billy Joe Saunders is set to face the challenge of Martin Murray on Friday 4th December 2020 at Wembley (SSE) Arena in London.
The fight will take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This contest is for the WBO super middleweight championship of the world.
Saunders will be making his 2nd defence of the WBO World Super Middleweight Championship. He won this belt against Shefat Isufi in May 2019. He had held this belt for 1 year 6 months and 14 days.
Saunders vs Murray stats
Billy Joe Saunders steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 29 wins and zero loses, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Martin Murray will make his way to the ring with a record of 39 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Saunders has a slight advantage in power over Murray, with a 48% knock out percentage over Murray's 44%.
Billy Joe Saunders is the younger man by 7 years, at 31 years old.
Murray has a height advantage of 1 inch over Saunders. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Billy Joe Saunders fights out of the southpaw stance, while Martin Murray is an orthodox fighter.
Saunders is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 5 months later than Murray, who’s first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 94 less professional rounds, 202 to Murray's 296.
Billy Joe Saunders goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the RING in the 168lb division.
Martin Murray is currently ranked number 12 by the WBO in the 168lb division.
Saunders vs Murray form
Saunders remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Marcelo Esteban Coceres on 9th November 2019 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Shefat Isufi on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Lamex Stadium, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Charles Adamu on 22nd December 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Before that, he had defeated David Lemieux on 16th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
He had won against Willie Monroe Jr on 16th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Martin Murray has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Sladan Janjanin on 15th November 2019 by points in the 8th round at Olympia, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated 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 beat Roberto Garcia on 23rd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
He had won against Gabriel Rosado on 22nd April 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Merseyside.
In terms of recent activity, Billy Joe Saunders has been fighting more than Martin Murray.
Billy Joe Saunders last fought 1 year and 22 days ago, while Martin Murray's last outing was 1 year and 16 days ago.
Saunders' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
Murray's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 6 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
What time does Saunders vs Murray start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm GMT at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom, which is 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America.
Who is showing Saunders vs Murray?
Saunders vs Murray will be broadcast on Sky Sports Arena in the UK, while the fight will be broadcast in the United States by DAZN.
How do you stream Saunders vs Murray?
In the UK you can stream Saunders vs Murray via NowTV. They allow you to stream Sky Sports boxing cards via their app, based on a 24 hour, weekly or monthly passes. You’ll also get access to 11 Sky Sports Channels during your pass period. They also do a monthly smartphone only pass for £5.99, which is great if you need to catch Saunders vs Murray on the move.
24 hours of NowTV is £8.99, 1 week of NowTV is £14.99, 1 month of NowTV is 33.99 and 1 month (mobile only) costs £5.99.
Existing or new Sky Sports subscribers can stream Saunders vs Murray, and all Sky boxing cards, via the Sky Go App. This is free is you’re already a Sky Sports TV customer. It’s available for Apple, Android, Firestick, Roku and games consoles.
The stream is free for existing Sky Sports Arena customers, while 1 month (for tv) costs £45.
In the US you can stream Saunders vs Murray via the DAZN app and platform. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others. Note: You save over 60% if you pay for a full year of DAZN.
1 month of DAZN is $19.99, while 1 year costs $99.99.