VS
Early 2025
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Cruiserweight
28-3-0
46-1-0

Belts on The Line

IBF World Cruiserweight Championship

The tape

39
Age
32
6' 1" / 186 cm
Height
6' 2" / 189 cm
74.8" / 190 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12UD 12TKO 3MD 12TKO 3
Form
UD 12UD 10UD 12KO 4TKO 10
28
Wins
46
20
By KO
30
71
KO%
65
3
Losses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2009
179
Pro rounds
289

Current rankings @ Cruiserweight

3
The Ring
4
7
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
4
IBF
-

Mairis Briedis vs Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez preview


When is Briedis vs Ramirez?

Mairis Briedis could take on Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez in Early 2025 the United States.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which means the weight limit would be 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 kg).

The contest would be for the IBF cruiserweight championship of the world.

Briedis vs Ramirez stats

Mairis Briedis would step into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 3 losses, and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez would make his way to the ring with a record of 46 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 30 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Briedis would have a slight advantage in power over Ramirez, with a 71% knockout percentage compared to Ramirez's 65%.

Mairis Briedis is the older man by 7 years, at 39 years old.

Ramirez has a height advantage of 1 inch over Briedis. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

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

Briedis is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 month later than Ramirez, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 110 fewer professional rounds, totaling 179 compared to Ramirez's 289.

Mairis Briedis goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 4 by the IBF, and 3 by The Ring at cruiserweight.

Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez is currently ranked number 4 by The Ring in the 200lb division.

Briedis vs Ramirez form

Briedis has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Jai Opetaia on May 18, 2024, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight and The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Jai Opetaia on July 2, 2022, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight and The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Queensland, Australia.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Artur Mann on October 16, 2021, by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Cruiserweight championship fight at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.

Before that, he had won against Yuniel Dorticos on September 26, 2020, by majority decision in their IBF World Cruiserweight and The Ring Cruiserweight championship fight at Plazamedia Broadcasting Center, Munich, Germany.

He had beaten Krzysztof Glowacki on June 15, 2019, by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Cruiserweight championship fight at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia.

Ramirez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Arsen Goulamirian on March 30, 2024, by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Cruiserweight championship fight at YouTube Theater, Inglewood, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Joe Smith Jr on October 7, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Dmitry Bivol on November 5, 2022, by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had won against Dominic Boesel on May 14, 2022, by knockout in the 4th round at Toyota Arena, California, United States.

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

Activity check

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

Mairis Briedis last fought 7 months and 15 days ago, while Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez's last outing was 9 months and 3 days ago.

Briedis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 18 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 1 year, 1 month and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

Ramirez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

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