Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota, United States
Tape rankings @ James vs Ramos
Who won James vs Ramos?
Jamal James beat Abel Ramos by majority decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 13th April 2018 at Minneapolis Armory in Minnesota.
The scorecards were announced as 95-95, 96-94, 96-94 in favor of winner Jamal James.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the James vs Ramos division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
James vs Ramos stats
Jamal James stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Abel Ramos made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ramos had a large advantage in power over James, boosting at 72% knock out percentage over James' 45%.
Jamal James was the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
James had a height advantage of 5 inches over Ramos. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Jamal James & Abel Ramos fought out of an orthodox stance.
James was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 3 months earlier than Ramos, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 26 more professional rounds, 182 to Ramos' 156.
James vs Ramos form
Abel Ramos had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Yordenis Ugas on 6th September 2020 by split decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Microsoft Theater, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Bryant Perrella on 15th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Bridgestone Arena, Tennessee.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jimmy Williams on 20th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Jamal James on 13th April 2018 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Minneapolis Armory, Minnesota.
Hehad lost to Ivan Baranchyk on 10th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Buffalo Run Casino, Oklahoma.
Ramos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on James vs Ramos?
Jamal James was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Abel Ramos made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.