The former interim Wba Mw champion Martin Murray entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 33-3-1 (16 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.5 super middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Gilberto Ramirez). He lost to Arthur Abraham in 2015 (=Abraham vs Murray) but he came back to win in 2016 against Cedric Spera (=Murray vs Spera).
His opponent, George Groves, has a record of 23-3-0 (18 KOs=78%) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He also lost in 2015, against Badou Jack (via split decision, Groves vs Jack), but he has won over Andrea Di Luisa (=Groves vs Di Luisa) and David Brophy in 2016 (=Groves vs Brophy). Murray vs Groves is valid for the WBA International super middleweight title; undercard of Anthony Joshua vs Dominic Breazeale. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
Division: super middleweight (168 lbs, 76.2 kg)
Title: WBA International super middleweight title
Murray’s previous fight: Martin Murray vs Cedric Spera
Groves’s previous fight: George Groves vs David Brophy
Murray’s next fight: Martin Murray vs Nuhu Lawal
Groves’ next fight: George Groves vs Eduard Gutknecht
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