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15 二月 2020

George Groves vs Martin Murray Betting Odds and Prediction

GeorgeGrovesvsMartinMurrayPreviewJune25th

BritishsupermiddleweightsGeorgeGrovesandMartinMurraywillbattleitoutforGroves’WBAInternationalChampionshipattheO2ArenainLondonthisSaturday,June25th。

The12-roundboutcanbeseenliveintheUKonSkyBoxOffice。

GroveslastfoughtinAprilwhenhestoppedDavidBrophyinthefourthroundforthevacanttitle。

Murray’slastcontestwasinMaywhenhestoppedCedricSperainfiverounds。

BothboutsweretuneupfightsbeforethisbigdomesticclashbetweenthetwoEnglishmen。

MurrayhashadfourshotsataworldtitleandfellshortineachofthemwhileGroveshasbeenunsuccessfulinthreeattempts。

GrovesvsMurrayBettingOdds

HerearethebettingoddsfromonlinesportsbookBetOnline。

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MartinMurray+215

GeorgeGroves-255

MyPick

The33-year-oldMurrayis33-3-1andhas16Kosonhisresume。

He’sfought214roundssinceturningproin2007andis6-feet-tallwitha73-inchwingspanandhasa43percentknockoutratio。

MurrayisafighterwholikestostayactiveasthiswillbehisseventhfifthsinceFebruaryoflastyear。

Murray,aformerCommonwealthandBritishchampion,hadatitleshotagainstFelixSturmbackin2011,butcouldonlymanageadraw。

HewasthenbeatenbyunanimousdecisionbyArgentina’sSergioMartineztwoyearslaterandstoppedbycurrenttitleholderGennadyGolovkininthe11throundinFebruaryof2015。

Hethendroppeda12-roundsplitdecisiontoArthurAbrahaminhisfourthtitleshotlastNovember。

Lookingback,MurrayfeelshemaynothavebeenreadyforhisfirsttitleboutagainstSturmfiveyearsagosincehetookabigstepupinclasstotheworldlevelfromthedomesticlevel。

Murrayhasfourstoppagesonhisrecordsincemovinguptothesupermiddleweightdivisionandknowshe’sinforanothertoughtestagainstGroves。

Butsofar,theonlythreemenwhohavebeatenhimwereworldchampionsatthetimeandGolovkinistheonlyonewhomanagedtostophimandthatcameinthe11thround。

IfMurraycanusehisslightsizeadvantagehereheshouldfindsomesuccessagainstGrovesbyboxingfromtheoutsideandcatchinghimcomingin。

Martinalsoneedstokeephishandsbusyandinitiatesomeexchangesratherthancounterthemall。

The28-year-oldGrovesclimbsintotheringwitharecordof23-3with18Kos。

Allthreeofhislosseshavealsobeenagainstworldchampions。

HewasstoppedtwicebyfellowcountrymanCarlFrochinfightsin2013and2014andthendroppedasplitdecisiontoBadouJacklastSeptember。

GrovesmanagedtodropFrochintheopeningroundoftheirfirstmeetingandhadhiminbigtrouble,butlethimoffthehook。

Hehasgoodpowerwithaknockoutratioof69percent,butFrochshowedthathischinmightlethimdown。

Grovesisjustunder6-feettall,hasa72-inchreachandhasboxed152rounds?

sinceturningproin2008。

GrovesisaformerBritishandCommonwealthchampionwhoisdeterminedtowinaworldtitle。

However,heneedstogetpastMurrayifhewantstoremainatopcontenderinthe168lb。

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GrovesgainedalotofconfidenceinhisperformancesagainstFrocheventhoughhelostthemboth,buthedidn’tshowenoughenergyorurgencyinhisoutingwithJack。

Hehasfineboxingskillstogoalongwithhisheavyfistsandlikestousehisjab,butFrochshowedhe’svulnerabletocounterpunchesifheleaveshimselfopenfortoolong。

Prediction

Thisisoneofthetoughestboutstopredictthisweekend。

Bothmenareaboutthesamesize,butGrovesissevenyearsyounger。

They’vebothfoughtsometop-notchopponents,but?

Murrayseemstohavefaredbetteragainstthem。

Groveshasmorepower,butMurrayhasabetterchin。

Thisisacointossgoingin,sowhateverhappensshouldn’treallybeseenasasurprise。

IfMurray’schinisstillsolidthenhecouldtakeaclosedecisionhere。

Thisisaveryclosefightandbothboxersgetplentyofwageringaction。

Play:Murray+215@BetOnline。

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