Summer 2022
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Light Heavyweight
20-0-0
44-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Light Heavyweight

The tape

31
Age
31
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 2" / 189 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12
Form
KO 4TKO 10KO 4TKO 10TKO 4
20
Wins
44
11
By KO
30
55
KO%
68
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2009
160
Pro rounds
255

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

1
The Ring
3
-
WBA
1
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
2
-
IBF
5

Dmitry Bivol vs Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez preview

When is Bivol vs Ramirez?

Dmitry Bivol could face the challenge of Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez in Summer 2022 in the United States.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).

Bivol vs Ramirez stats

Dmitry Bivol would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 20 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 44 wins and 0 draws, with 30 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Ramirez would have advantage in power over Bivol, with a 68% knock out percentage over Bivol's 55%.

Dmitry Bivol is the same age as Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez, at 31 years old.

Ramirez has a height advantage of 2 inches over Bivol. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Dmitry Bivol fights out of the orthodox stance, while Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez is a southpaw.

Bivol is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 24 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 5 year and 3 months later than Ramirez, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 95 less professional rounds, 160 to Ramirez's 255.

Dmitry Bivol goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at light heavyweight.

Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA, 2 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 3 by the RING in the 175lb division.

Bivol vs Ramirez form

Bivol remains undefeated as a professional.

In his last fight, he won against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 7th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Umar Salamov on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Going into that contest, he had beat Craig Richards on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had defeated Lenin Castillo on 12th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.

He had won against Joe Smith Jr on 9th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.

Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Dominic Boesel on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Toyota Arena, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Yunieski Gonzalez on 18th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Light Heavyweight eliminator fight at AT&T Center, San Antonio.

Going into that contest, he had beat Sullivan Barrera on 9th July 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Banc of California Stadium, California.

Before that, he had won against Alfonso Lopez on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Galveston Island Convention Center, Texas.

He had beat Tommy Karpency on 12th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Staples Center, LA.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez has been fighting more than Dmitry Bivol.

Dmitry Bivol last fought 3 months and 9 days ago, while Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez's last outing was 3 months and 2 days ago.

Bivol's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.

Ramirez'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 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Bivol vs Ramirez?

Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Dmitry Bivol if you fancy the incredible upset.

Dmitry Bivol vs Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez news

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