Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Crowley vs Ramos?
Cody Crowley beat Abel Ramos by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 25th March 2023 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 115-114, 114-114 in favor of winner Cody Crowley.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This contest was an eliminator for the WBC welterweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Caleb Plant losing to David Benavidez for the WBC World Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Jose Valenzuela was overcome by Chris Colbert and Jesus Ramos was victorious over Joseph Spencer.
Crowley vs Ramos stats
Back in March 2023, Cody Crowley stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Abel Ramos made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ramos had a massive power advantage over Crowley, boosting at 78% knock out percentage over Crowley's 43%.
Cody Crowley was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Crowley had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ramos. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Cody Crowley fought out of the southpaw stance, while Abel Ramos was an orthodox fighter.
Crowley was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 year and 9 months later than Ramos, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 38 less professional rounds, 140 to Ramos' 178.
Cody Crowley went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF at welterweight.
Abel Ramos was ranked number 6 by the WBC in the 147lb division.
Crowley vs Ramos form
Abel Ramos had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Lucas Santamaria on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Michelob Ultra Arena, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Omar Figueroa Jr on 1st May 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Yordenis Ugas on 6th September 2020 by split decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California.
Before that, he had beat Bryant Perrella on 15th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Bridgestone Arena, Tennessee.
He had won against Jimmy Williams on 20th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Crowley's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
Ramos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
What time did Crowley vs Ramos start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Crowley vs Ramos?
Cody Crowley was a 13/100 (-770) favourite going into the contest, while Abel Ramos made his way into the ring at 9/2 (+450) with oddsmakers.