Having started off in the pro game in April 2011 and having built a perfect unbeaten record of 9-0-1, Murray (age 31) now looks to move into the later stages of his career and step up against some of the top prospects in the division. Murray's longest KO streak is 2 fights long out of his 10 career fights.
An explosive pro debut saw Murray face James Grant in a 4 round debut fight. Derrick became only the 2nd person to stop Grant shy of the full distance, stopping him in the 3rd. Following on from his debut, Murray continued his career by fighting in a further 5 fights. In this time he fought Frank Gutierrez, James Grant and Cesar Valenzuela to name just a few, fighting once in 2011 and 4 times in 2012 in this period.
Cesar Valenzuela was up next for Murray on March 16th, 2012. Murray continued with his winning streak by beating Valenzuela. In 2012 Murray fought his next opponent Cesar Valenzuela and defeated him via UD. Murray was the 5th person to go the distance with Valenzuela. Murray fought boxers including Miguel Armendarez and Frank Gutierrez and he went on to win another 2 fights.
Furthering his career, Murray fought Pedro Toledo with the fight ending in a draw, this was Murray first fight that didn't end in a win. This took Murray's career record to 4-0-1. Murray was the 2nd person to go the distance with Toledo. Murray fought Pedro Toledo in 2012, the result was a draw. Murray then went on to win a further 3 fights taking his record to 7 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws.
Murray went into his next career fight with a record of 7-0-1 and took this to 8 wins with a win against Joe Estrada on September 13th, 2014. Becoming the first person to stop Joe Estrada, Murray beat Estrada via TKO in the 2nd round of a 4 round fight.
Derrick Murray added another win to his record by beating Jose Silveria on April 16th, 2016, upping his record to 9 wins. Only the 20th man to defeat Silveria, Murray made an impressive appearance in his latest outing, earning himself a UD win.