Tape rankings @ Super Flyweight
Who won Ramirez vs Diaz?
John ‘Scrappy’ Ramirez beat Fernando Diaz by split decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 27th May 2023 at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio.
The scorecards were announced as 96-94, 94-96, - in favor of winner John ‘Scrappy’ Ramirez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Alexis Rocha beating Anthony Young. Also, on the undercard Oscar Collazo defeated Melvin Jerusalem for the WBO World Minimumweight belt and Oscar Duarte was victorious over D Angelo Keyes.
Ramirez vs Diaz stats
Back in May 2023, John ‘Scrappy’ Ramirez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Fernando Diaz made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw.
John ‘Scrappy’ Ramirez was the older man by 4 years, at 27 years old.
Diaz had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ramirez.
Both John ‘Scrappy’ Ramirez & Fernando Diaz fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ramirez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2020, 2 year and 4 months later than Diaz, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 43 less professional rounds, 59 to Diaz's 102.
John ‘Scrappy’ Ramirez went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA at super flyweight.
Ramirez vs Diaz form
Ramirez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Luis Villa Padilla on 23rd February 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jan Salvatierra on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Toyota Arena, Ontario.
Going into that contest, he had beat Roberto Pucheta on 19th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at USC Galen Center, Los Angeles.
Before that, he had won against Miguel Angel Rebullosa on 18th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
He had beat Javier Alejandro Rendon on 5th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Palenque de la Feria Ganadera, Culiacan, Mexico.
Ramirez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
What time did Ramirez vs Diaz start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Ramirez vs Diaz?
John ‘Scrappy’ Ramirez was a 1/10 (-1000) favourite going into the contest, while Fernando Diaz made his way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.