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Who won Ramirez vs Lopez?
Gilberto Ramirez beat Alfonso Lopez by technical knockout in the 10th round on Friday 18th December 2020 at Galveston Island Convention Center in Texas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Ramirez vs Lopez stats
Gilberto Ramirez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 40 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 26 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alfonso Lopez made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lopez had advantage in power over Ramirez, with a 78% knock out percentage over Ramirez's 65%.
Gilberto Ramirez was the younger man by 9 years, at 30 years old.
Ramirez had a height advantage of 2 inches over Lopez. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Gilberto Ramirez fought out of the southpaw stance, while Alfonso Lopez was an orthodox fighter.
Ramirez was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 year and 5 months later than Lopez, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 54 more professional rounds, 241 to Lopez's 187.
Gilberto Ramirez went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO and 7 by the IBF at light heavyweight.
Alfonso Lopez was ranked number 12 by the WBO and 11 by the IBF in the 175lb division.
Ramirez vs Lopez form
Ramirez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Alfonso Lopez on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Galveston Island Convention Center, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Tommy Karpency on 12th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jesse Hart on 14th December 2018 by majority decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at American Bank Center, Texas.
Before that, he had defeated Roamer Alexis Angulo on 30th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma.
He had won against Habib Ahmed on 3rd February 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Bank of America Center, Texas.
Ramirez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What time did Ramirez vs Lopez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Galveston Island Convention Center, Texas, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Ramirez vs Lopez?
Gilberto Ramirez was a 1/50 (-4999) favourite going into the contest, while Alfonso Lopez made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.