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When is Ramirez vs Buatsi?
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez could potentially square off against Joshua Buatsi in Early 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Ramirez vs Buatsi stats
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez would step into the ring with a record of 45 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joshua Buatsi would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Buatsi would have a slight advantage in power over Ramirez, with a 76% knock out percentage over Ramirez's 67%.
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez is the older man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Ramirez has 1-inch reach advantage.
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez fights out of the southpaw stance, while Joshua Buatsi is an orthodox fighter.
Ramirez is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 29 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 7 years and 10 months earlier than Buatsi, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 190 more professional rounds, 277 to Buatsi's 87.
Joshua Buatsi is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 5 by the RING in the 175lb division.
Ramirez vs Buatsi form
Ramirez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Joe Smith Jr on 7th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Dominic Boesel on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Toyota Arena, California, United States.
Before that, 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.
He had won against Sullivan Barrera on 9th July 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Banc of California Stadium, California.
Buatsi remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Pawel Stepien on 6th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Genting Arena, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Craig Richards on 21st May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Ricards Bolotniks on 14th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Super World Light Flyweight eliminator fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.
Before that, he had won against Daniel Blenda Dos Santos on 15th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
He had defeated Marko Calic on 4th October 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.
In terms of recent activity, Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez has been fighting more than Joshua Buatsi.
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez last fought 3 months and 21 days ago, while Joshua Buatsi's last outing was 8 months and 22 days ago.
Ramirez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
Buatsi's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
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