Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
19-6-0
14-0-1

The tape

30
Age
32
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
73.6" / 187 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 3UD 3UD 3SUB 2
Form
UD 5UD 3SD 3KO 2UD 3
19
Wins
14
8
By KO
7
42
KO%
50
5
By Sub
0
26
SUB%
0
6
Losses
0
2
Stopped
0
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2012
Debut
2016
25
Bouts
15
55
Rounds
34
3 hours, 50 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 29 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

-
UFC
11
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
10

Nathaniel Wood vs Lerone Murphy preview

When is Wood vs Murphy?

Nathaniel Wood could potentially square off against Lerone Murphy, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Wood vs Murphy stats

Nathaniel Wood would step into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Lerone Murphy would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 14 wins, 0 losses, and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by knock out.

The stats suggest Murphy would have a slight advantage in power over Wood, with a 50% knock out percentage over Wood's 42%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Wood would have a large advantage over Murphy, boasting a 26% submission rate over Murphy's 0%.

Nathaniel Wood is the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.

Murphy has a height advantage of 3 inches over Wood. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Wood is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years earlier than Murphy, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 21 more professional rounds, 55 to Murphy's 34.

Wood vs Murphy form

Nathaniel Wood has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Muhammadjon Naimov at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had won against Andre Fili at UFC Fight Night London – Aspinall vs. Tybura on 22nd July 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Charles Jourdain at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Before that, he had defeated Charles Rosa at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

He was victorious against Jose Alberto Qui onez at UFC on ESPN+ 5 on 16th March 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at 02 Arena, London.

Murphy remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Murphy on 18th May 2024 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Joshua Culibao at UFC Fight Night London – Aspinall vs. Tybura on 22nd July 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Gabriel Santos at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at o2 Arena, London.

Before that, he was victorious against Makwan Amirkhani at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round.

He had won against Douglas Andrade at UFC Fight Island 8 on 20th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Lerone Murphy has been fighting more than Nathaniel Wood.

Nathaniel Wood last fought 7 months and 3 days ago, while Lerone Murphy's last outing was 6 days ago.

Wood's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Murphy's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Wood vs Murphy?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Wood vs Murphy yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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