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Staff Predictions | Martin Murray vs. Gabriel Rosado


On Saturday, April 22, 2017, Martin Murray steps back into the ring against Gabriel Rosado in a battle of two warriors who have consistently put it all on the line throughout their careers.

Murray wants to prove he’s back with a bang at Middleweight, while Rosado hopes to put the ugly performance against Willie Monroe behind him.

The duo tangle at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, live on Sky Sports.

Read on for Round By Round Boxing‘s staff predictions for Martin Murray vs. Gabriel Rosado and let us know who you think will win.

Round By Round Boxing Staff Predictions - 2017

NameWinLossTotal FightsWin Percentage
Alan Garcia3140.75
Alex Burgos108180.55555555555556
Amber Williams104140.71428571428571
Andrew Kang4041
Ardy Ajoste000!ERROR! division by zero
Brandon Glass5160.83333333333333
Chris Nicastro6390.66666666666667
CJ Halloran7310!ERROR! division by zero
Ismael Gallardo000!ERROR! division by zero
Jack O'Connell1450.2
Joseph Rodriguez831111
Julio Sanchez5160.83333333333333
Liam Brady134170.76470588235294
Marilyn Paulino000!ERROR! division by zero
Merissa Dyer000!ERROR! division by zero
Michael Burnell85130.61538461538462
Milo Taibi0110
Porfirio Barron Jr.000!ERROR! division by zero
Robert Contreras1011
Sarah Gruber93120.75
Shelbi Keyes1011
Tony Calcara000!ERROR! division by zero
Ty Paul112130.84615384615385

Martin Murray
Gabriel Rosado

Murray vs. Rosado

Photo courtesy of Matchroom Boxing

Liam Brady, Graphic Designer/Staff Writer

I’m going for Martin Murray. I think he is more refined as a fighter, and he is the bigger guy.

I see an entertaining fight, though I see Murray’s strength, size and superior jab being crucial in leading him to a decision win over Gabriel Rosado.

Prediction: Murray


Ty Paul, Staff Writer

Martin Murray is hoping for one last title shot with a win. Gabriel Rosado, a respected gatekeeper in the Middleweight division is looking to keep his career on track after a unanimous decision loss to Willie Monroe.

I like Murray in a battle of attrition with a decision win in front of his hometown fans.

Prediction: Murray


Julio Sanchez, Photographer

Prediction: Murray


Sarah Gruber, Staff Writer

Both Gabriel Rosado and Martin Murray seem to be past their prime, but somehow keep pressing on.

I respect both of their warrior spirits and that they always come to fight. I think Murray has a little more left in his gas tank than Rosado, but this still seems like a pretty even match up all the way around.

Murray by decision.

Prediction: Murray


Amber Williams, Photographer

Prediction: Rosado


Alex Burgos, Editor-in-Chief

This is the battle of the guys that never go away. Martin Murray and Gabriel Rosado will never go away–ever.

In all seriousness, Murray and Rosado are–for the most part–exciting fighters to watch.

Rosado, who changes trainers like underwear, seemed gun shy and way off his game last fight against Willie Monroe. He’s now back with the trainer that I think knows him best and gets the most out of him in Billy Briscoe.

Whether that makes a difference remains to be seen, but let’s hope we see a better version of Rosado than what we got against Monroe.

I give Murray the slight edge in terms of what he’s got left in the tank and with the size advantage I think it give him a good edge that he can exploit.

I like Murray by decision over Rosado in a bloody scrap.

Prediction: Murray


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