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Jose Carlos Ramirez vs Hiroki Okada preview
When is Ramirez vs Okada?
Jose Carlos Ramirez could square off against Hiroki Okada in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Ramirez vs Okada 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.
Hiroki Okada would make his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Okada would have a slight advantage in power over Ramirez, with a 68% knock out percentage over Ramirez's 64%.
Jose Carlos Ramirez is the younger man by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Ramirez has a height advantage of 1 inch over Okada.
Both Jose Carlos Ramirez & Hiroki Okada fight out of an orthodox stance.
Ramirez is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 2 months later than Okada, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 43 more professional rounds, 162 to Okada's 119.
Jose Carlos Ramirez goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 2 by the RING at super lightweight.
Ramirez vs Okada form
Ramirez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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 defeated 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.
Okada has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Raymundo Beltran on 10th February 2019 by knockout in the 9th round at Save Mart Arena, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Cristian Rafael Coria on 14th September 2018 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Ciso Morales on 7th May 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Before that, he had beat Jason Pagara on 19th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.
He had won against Jheritz Chavez on 30th June 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.
In terms of recent activity, Jose Carlos Ramirez has been fighting more than Hiroki Okada.
Jose Carlos Ramirez last fought 2 months and 3 days ago, while Hiroki Okada's last outing was 4 years, 3 months and 18 days ago.
Ramirez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
Okada's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
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