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Jose Carlos Ramirez vs Jorge Linares preview
When is Ramirez vs Linares?
Jose Carlos Ramirez could take on Jorge Linares in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Ramirez vs Linares stats
Jose Carlos Ramirez would step into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jorge Linares would make his way to the ring with a record of 47 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 29 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ramirez would have a slight advantage in power over Linares, with a 64% knock out percentage over Linares' 62%.
Jose Carlos Ramirez is the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.
Ramirez has a height advantage of 2 inches over Linares. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Jose Carlos Ramirez & Jorge Linares fight out of an orthodox stance.
Ramirez is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 26 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 9 year and 11 months later than Linares, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He has fought 192 less professional rounds, 162 to Linares' 354.
Jose Carlos Ramirez goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO, 7 by the IBF and 2 by the RING at super lightweight.
Ramirez vs Linares form
Ramirez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Richard Commey on 25th March 2023 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Super Lightweight eliminator fight at Save Mart Arena, Fresno, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jose Pedraza on 4th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Save Mart Center, Fresno.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Josh Taylor on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.
Before that, 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.
He had won against 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.
Linares has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Zhora Hamazaryan on 11th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Previous to that, he had lost to Zaur Abdullaev on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 12th round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Devin Haney on 29th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Michelob ULTRA Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had beat Carlos Morales on 14th February 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Honda Center, California.
He had defeated Al Toyogon on 7th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
In terms of recent activity, Jorge Linares has been fighting more than Jose Carlos Ramirez.
Jose Carlos Ramirez last fought 7 days ago, while Jorge Linares' last outing was 3 months and 21 days ago.
Ramirez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
Linares' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
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