Villa La Ñata Sporting Club, Benavídez, Argentina
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Cruiserweight
Who won Ramirez vs McKenzie?
Victor Emilio Ramirez drew with Ovill McKenzie by majority draw in their 12 round contest on Friday 2nd October 2015 at Villa La Ñata Sporting Club in Benavídez.
The scorecards were announced as 113-115, 115-113, 114-114, meaning it was a majority draw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which meant the weight limit was 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
This contest was for the IBF cruiserweight championship of the world.
Ramirez vs McKenzie stats
Victor Emilio Ramirez stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ovill McKenzie made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 12 loses and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ramirez had a large advantage in power over McKenzie, boosting at 77% knock out percentage over McKenzie's 52%.
Victor Emilio Ramirez was the younger man by 4 years, at 37 years old.
McKenzie had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ramirez.
Both Victor Emilio Ramirez & Ovill McKenzie fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ramirez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 3 year and 1 month later than McKenzie, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 56 less professional rounds, 131 to McKenzie's 187.
McKenzie's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 6 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ramirez vs McKenzie?
Victor Emilio Ramirez was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Ovill McKenzie made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.