Ramirez vs Hooker

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  • Ramirez vs Hooker
  • 24-0-0 26-0-3
  • TKO 6 TKO 6
  • Saturday 27th July 2019
  • College Park Center, Texas, USA
  • WBC World Super Lightweight Championship
  • WBO World Junior Welterweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Lightweight
  • Tape
  • 26 age 29
  • 5' 10" / 178cm height 5' 11" / 180cm
  • 72.4" / 184cm reach 79.9" / 203cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • MD UD UD KO TKO < form UD TKO SD UD UD <
  • 24 wins 26
  • 16 by ko 17
  • 67% Ko% 65%
  • 0 Losses 0
  • 0 draws 3
  • 2012 Debut 2011
  • tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Ramirez vs Hooker Info

Jose Carlos Ramirez beat Maurice Hooker by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 27th July 2019 at College Park Center in Texas.

The fight took place over rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

This contest was for the unified super lightweight championship of the world, with the WBC & WBO belts on the line.

Ramirez vs Hooker stats

Jose Carlos Ramirez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 24 wins, zero loses and draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Maurice Hooker made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 26 wins and 3 draws, with 17 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Ramirez had a slight advantage in power over Hooker, with a 67% knock out percentage over Hooker's 65%.

Jose Carlos Ramirez was the younger man by 4 years, at 27 years old.

Hooker had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ramirez. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Both Jose Carlos Ramirez & Maurice Hooker fought out of an orthodox stance.

Ramirez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 7 months later than Hooker, who’s first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 26 less professional rounds, 115 to Hooker's 141.

Ramirez vs Hooker form

Ramirez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jose Zepeda on 10th February 2019 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Save Mart Arena, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Antonio Orozco on 14th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Save Mart Arena, California.

Going into that contest, he had beat Amir Imam on 17th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had won against Mike Reed on 11th November 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at Save Mart Arena, California.

He had beat Jake Giuriceo on 5th May 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Nevada.

Hooker had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Mikkel LesPierre on 9th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Alex Saucedo on 16th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma.

Going into that contest, he had won against Terry Flanagan on 9th June 2018 by split decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had defeated Courtney Jackson on 19th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Omni Dallas Hotel, Texas, USA.

He had beat Cristobal Cruz on 24th February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Salon Mezzanine, Baja California, Mexico.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Maurice Hooker had been fighting more than Jose Carlos Ramirez.

Going to this contest, Jose Carlos Ramirez had last fought 1 year 6 months and 1 day ago, while Maurice Hooker's last outing had been 1 year 5 months and 2 days ago.

Ramirez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 9 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.

Hooker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 rounds on average.

What time did Ramirez vs Hooker start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at College Park Center, Texas, United States, which was around 4:00 am BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Ramirez vs Hooker?

Ramirez vs Hooker was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.

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