May 22 2021
Saturday

Las Vegas, United States

12 rounds contest
@ Super Lightweight
17-0-0

est. ringwalk:

2021-05-23T02:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - N/A

26-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBC World Super Lightweight Championship
WBA Super World Super Lightweight Championship
IBF World Junior Welterweight Championship
WBO World Junior Welterweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
28
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
69.7" / 177 cm
Reach
72.4" / 184 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 1MD 12UD 12TKO 7UD 12
Form
MD 12TKO 6MD 12UD 12UD 12
17
Wins
26
13
By KO
17
76
KO%
65
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2012
91
Pro rounds
127

Current rankings @ Super Lightweight

-
The Ring
1
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Josh Taylor vs Jose Carlos Ramirez preview

When is Taylor vs Ramirez?

Josh Taylor is set to fight Jose Carlos Ramirez on Saturday 22nd May 2021 in Las Vegas.

The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

This contest is for the undisputed super lightweight championship of the world, with the WBC, WBA, IBF & WBO belts on the line.

The undercard is set to feature the clash of Rodriguez vs Sims Jr.

Taylor vs Ramirez stats

Josh Taylor steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jose Carlos Ramirez will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 26 wins and 0 draws, with 17 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Taylor has advantage in power over Ramirez, with a 76% knock out percentage over Ramirez's 65%.

Josh Taylor is the older man by 2 years, at 30 years old.

Ramirez has 2-inch reach advantage.

Josh Taylor fights out of the southpaw stance, while Jose Carlos Ramirez is an orthodox fighter.

Taylor is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 7 months later than Ramirez, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 36 less professional rounds, 91 to Ramirez's 127.

Jose Carlos Ramirez is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 140lb division.

Taylor vs Ramirez form

Taylor remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Apinan Kongsong on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight and IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Regis Prograis on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Ivan Baranchyk on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

Before that, he had won against Ryan Martin on 3rd November 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

He had beat Viktor Postol on 23rd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The SSE Hydro, Scotland.

Ramirez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated 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, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jose Zepeda on 10th February 2019 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Save Mart Arena, California.

Before that, 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.

He had beat Amir Imam on 17th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Josh Taylor has been fighting more than Jose Carlos Ramirez.

Josh Taylor last fought 6 months and 25 days ago, while Jose Carlos Ramirez's last outing was 7 months and 22 days ago.

Taylor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Ramirez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.8 rounds on average.

What time does Taylor vs Ramirez start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Las Vegas, United States, which is around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who is showing Taylor vs Ramirez?

Taylor vs Ramirez will be broadcast on ESPN in the US.

How do you stream Taylor vs Ramirez?

In the US you can stream Taylor vs Ramirez on this cable channel via Hula’s massive Live TV package. You can watch Hulu via your Apple, Android, Firestick, Roku devices, smart TV or your games consoles.

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What are the odds on Taylor vs Ramirez?

Josh Taylor is currently 2/5 (-250) to win the fight outright, while you can get 7/4 (+175) on Jose Carlos Ramirez if you fancy the upset.

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