Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Ramirez vs Alvarez?
Gilberto Ramirez could face Eleider Alvarez in Summer 2021 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
The contest would be for the vacant WBO light heavyweight championship of the world.
Ramirez vs Alvarez stats
Gilberto Ramirez would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 41 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 27 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Eleider Alvarez would make his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ramirez would have advantage in power over Alvarez, with a 66% knock out percentage over Alvarez's 52%.
Gilberto Ramirez is the younger man by 7 years, at 29 years old.
Ramirez has a height advantage of 2 inches over Alvarez. Despite this, Alvarez has 1-inch reach advantage.
Gilberto Ramirez fights out of the southpaw stance, while Eleider Alvarez is an orthodox fighter.
Ramirez is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 7 days earlier than Alvarez, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 48 more professional rounds, 237 to Alvarez's 189.
Gilberto Ramirez goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 4 by the IBF in the 175lb division.
Eleider Alvarez is currently ranked number 7 by the RING in the 175lb division.
Ramirez vs Alvarez form
Ramirez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Alfonso Lopez on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Galveston Island Convention Center, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Tommy Karpency on 12th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jesse Hart on 14th December 2018 by majority decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at American Bank Center, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Roamer Alexis Angulo on 30th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma.
He had defeated Habib Ahmed on 3rd February 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Bank of America Center, Texas.
Alvarez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Joe Smith Jr on 22nd August 2020 by knockout in the 9th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Michael Seals on 18th January 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sergey Kovalev on 2nd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
Before that, he had defeated Sergey Kovalev on 4th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey.
He had beat Jean Pascal on 3rd June 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
In terms of recent activity, Gilberto Ramirez has been fighting more than Eleider Alvarez.
Gilberto Ramirez last fought 1 month and 9 days ago, while Eleider Alvarez's last outing was 5 months and 5 days ago.
Ramirez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Alvarez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.