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Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez vs David Benavidez preview
When is Ramirez vs Benavidez?
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez could square off against David Benavidez in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
Ramirez vs Benavidez stats
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez would step into the ring with a record of 44 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
David Benavidez would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 26 wins and 0 draws, with 23 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Benavidez would have advantage in power over Ramirez, with a 88% knock out percentage over Ramirez's 68%.
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez is the older man by 5 years, at 31 years old.
Ramirez has a height advantage of 1 inch over Benavidez. Despite this, Benavidez has 1-inch reach advantage.
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez fights out of the southpaw stance, while David Benavidez is an orthodox fighter.
Ramirez is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years and 11 months earlier than Benavidez, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 149 more professional rounds, 267 to Benavidez's 118.
David Benavidez is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 168lb division.
Ramirez vs Benavidez form
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Dmitry Bivol on 5th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had won against Dominic Boesel on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Toyota Arena, California, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Yunieski Gonzalez on 18th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Light Heavyweight eliminator fight at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
Before that, he had defeated Sullivan Barrera on 9th July 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Banc of California Stadium, California.
He had won against Alfonso Lopez on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Galveston Island Convention Center, Texas.
David Benavidez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated David Lemieux on 21st May 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC Interim World Super Middleweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kyrone Davis on 13th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Footprint Center, Arizona.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ronald Ellis on 13th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Before that, he had won against Roamer Alexis Angulo on 15th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut.
He had beat Anthony Dirrell on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
In terms of recent activity, Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez has been fighting more than David Benavidez.
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez last fought 4 months and 15 days ago, while David Benavidez's last outing was 9 months and 27 days ago.
Ramirez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
Benavidez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
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