Belts on The Line
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Who won Ramirez vs Shimizu?
Robeisy Ramirez beat Satoshi Shimizu by technical knockout in the 5th round on Tuesday 25th July 2023 at Ariake Arena in Koto-Ku.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This contest was for the WBO featherweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Stephen Fulton losing to Naoya Inoue for the WBC World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship. Also, on the undercard Ronnie Baldonado lost to Yoshiki Takei.
Ramirez vs Shimizu stats
Back in July 2023, Robeisy Ramirez stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Satoshi Shimizu made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Robeisy Ramirez was the younger man by 8 years, at 29 years old.
Shimizu had a height advantage of 4 inches over Ramirez. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Robeisy Ramirez fought out of the southpaw stance, while Satoshi Shimizu was an orthodox fighter.
Ramirez was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2019, 2 year and 11 months later than Shimizu, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 85 to Shimizu's 68.
Satoshi Shimizu was ranked number 11 by the WBO in the 126lb division.
Ramirez vs Shimizu form
Ramirez had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Isaac Dogboe on 1st April 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tulsa, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jose Matias Romero on 29th October 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Abraham Nova on 18th June 2022 by knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York.
Before that, he had beat Eric Donovan on 26th February 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.
He had defeated Orlando Gonzalez Ruiz on 9th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.
Ramirez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time did Ramirez vs Shimizu start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:30 AM UTC at Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku, Japan, which was 6:30 AM EST or 3:30 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:30 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Ramirez vs Shimizu?
Robeisy Ramirez was a 1/25 (-2500) favourite going into the contest, while Satoshi Shimizu made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Robeisy Ramirez - KO||42.86%|
|Satoshi Shimizu - KO||28.57%|
|Robeisy Ramirez - Decision||14.29%|
|Satoshi Shimizu - Decision||14.29%|
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