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Omar Figueroa Jr vs Abel Ramos report
Who won Figueroa Jr vs Ramos?
Abel Ramos beat Omar Figueroa Jr by on Saturday 1st May 2021 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Abel Ramos.
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 fight appeared on the undercard of Andy Ruiz Jr beating Chris Arreola. Also, on the undercard Sebastian Fundora defeated Jorge Cota and Jesus Ramos was victorious over Javier Molina.
Figueroa Jr vs Ramos stats
Omar Figueroa Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Abel Ramos made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 4 loses and 2 draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ramos had a slight advantage in power over Figueroa Jr, with a 77% knock out percentage over Figueroa Jr's 68%.
Omar Figueroa Jr was the older man by 2 years, at 33 years old.
Ramos had a height advantage of 2 inches over Figueroa Jr. Despite this, he had 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Omar Figueroa Jr & Abel Ramos fought out of an orthodox stance.
Figueroa Jr was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years and 2 months earlier than Ramos, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 4 less professional rounds, 162 to Ramos' 166.
Omar Figueroa Jr went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA at welterweight.
Abel Ramos was ranked number 8 by the WBA in the 147lb division.
Figueroa Jr vs Ramos form
Figueroa Jr had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Yordenis Ugas on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated John Molina Jr on 16th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Los Angeles, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Robert Guerrero on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
Before that, he had won against Antonio DeMarco on 12th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
He had beat Ricky Burns on 9th May 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at State Farm Arena, Hidalgo.
Figueroa Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 10 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Ramos' last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Figueroa Jr vs Ramos start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Figueroa Jr vs Ramos?
Figueroa Jr vs Ramos was broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Premier Sports.
What were the odds on Figueroa Jr vs Ramos?
Omar Figueroa Jr was a 5/4 (+130) underdog going into the contest, while Abel Ramos made his way into the ring at 31/50 (-160) with oddsmakers.