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Who won Ramirez vs Pedraza?
Jose Carlos Ramirez beat Jose Pedraza by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 4th March 2022 at Save Mart Center in Fresno.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 116-112, 116-112 in favor of winner Jose Carlos Ramirez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Also, on the undercard Joet Gonzalez was victorious over Jeo Santisima and Gabriel Flores Jr beat Abraham Montoya.
Ramirez vs Pedraza stats
Back in March 2022, Jose Carlos Ramirez stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jose Pedraza made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ramirez had advantage in power over Pedraza, with a 65% knock out percentage over Pedraza's 48%.
Jose Carlos Ramirez was the younger man by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Ramirez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Pedraza. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Jose Carlos Ramirez & Jose Pedraza fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ramirez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 9 months later than Pedraza, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 108 less professional rounds, 162 to Pedraza's 270.
Jose Carlos Ramirez went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC and 7 by the WBO at super lightweight.
Jose Pedraza was ranked number 10 by the WBC and 6 by the WBO in the 140lb division.
Ramirez vs Pedraza form
Ramirez had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to 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, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Jose Zepeda on 10th February 2019 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Save Mart Arena, California.
He had defeated Antonio Orozco on 14th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Save Mart Arena, California.
Pedraza had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Julian Rodriguez on 12th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Javier Molina on 19th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Mikkel LesPierre on 2nd July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Jose Zepeda on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had beat Antonio Lozada Jr on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Osceola Heritage Park, Florida.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jose Pedraza had been fighting more than Jose Carlos Ramirez.
Going to this contest, Jose Carlos Ramirez had last fought 9 months and 10 days ago, while Jose Pedraza's last outing had been 8 months and 20 days ago.
Ramirez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
Pedraza's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Ramirez vs Pedraza start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Save Mart Center, Fresno, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Ramirez vs Pedraza?
Jose Carlos Ramirez was a 17/100 (-590) favourite going into the contest, while Jose Pedraza made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.