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Jose Carlos Ramirez vs Richard Commey report
Who won Ramirez vs Commey?
Jose Carlos Ramirez beat Richard Commey by knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 25th March 2023 at Save Mart Arena in Fresno.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This contest was an eliminator for the WBC super lightweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Seniesa Estrada was victorious over Tina Rupprecht and Raymond Muratalla beat Humberto Galindo.
Ramirez vs Commey stats
Jose Carlos Ramirez stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Richard Commey made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 27 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Commey had a large advantage in power over Ramirez, boosting at 90% knock out percentage over Ramirez's 63%.
Jose Carlos Ramirez was the younger man by 6 years, at 30 years old.
Ramirez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Commey. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Jose Carlos Ramirez & Richard Commey fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ramirez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 9 months later than Commey, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 50 less professional rounds, 162 to Commey's 212.
Jose Carlos Ramirez went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO and 7 by the IBF at super lightweight.
Richard Commey was ranked number 9 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO and 12 by the IBF in the 140lb division.
Ramirez vs Commey form
Ramirez had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Viktor Postol on 29th August 2020 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Maurice Hooker on 27th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Super Lightweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at College Park Center, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jose Zepeda on 10th February 2019 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Save Mart Arena, California.
Before that, he had beat Antonio Orozco on 14th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Save Mart Arena, California.
He had defeated Amir Imam on 17th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Richard Commey had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had drawn with Jose Pedraza on 27th August 2022 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Oklahoma, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Vasyl Lomachenko on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jackson Marinez on 13th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Before that, he had lost to Teofimo Lopez on 14th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had defeated Raymundo Beltran on 28th June 2019 by knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Richard Commey had been fighting more than Jose Carlos Ramirez.
Going to this contest, Jose Carlos Ramirez had last fought 2 years, 9 months and 12 days ago, while Richard Commey's last outing had been 9 months and 14 days ago.
Ramirez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
Commey's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What time did Ramirez vs Commey start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Save Mart Arena, Fresno, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Ramirez vs Commey?
The ESPN show is expected to begin at 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST. The Sky Sports Action broadcast of the card is expected to start at 2:00 AM (BTS).
What were the odds on Ramirez vs Commey?
Jose Carlos Ramirez was a 1/10 (-1000) favourite going into the contest, while Richard Commey made his way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.