Selby vs Ramirez Info
Lee Selby beat Eduardo Ramirez by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 9th December 2017 at Copper Box Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as 119-109, 116-112, 118-110 in favor of winner Lee Selby.
The fight took place over rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
This contest was for the IBF featherweight championship of the world.
Selby vs Ramirez stats
Lee Selby stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 1 loss and draws.
Eduardo Ramirez made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 3 draws.
The stats suggested that Selby and Ramirez have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Lee Selby was the older man by 6 years, at 33 years old.
Lee Selby fought out of the orthodox stance, while Eduardo Ramirez was a southpaw.
Selby was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 2 months earlier than Ramirez, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 79 more professional rounds, 243 to Ramirez's 164.
Eduardo Ramirez was ranked number 11 by the IBF in the 126lb division.
Selby vs Ramirez form
Selby 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 beat Omar Douglas on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Josh Warrington on 19th May 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Elland Road Stadium, Leeds.
Going into that contest, he had beat Eduardo Ramirez on 9th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Jonathan Victor Barros on 15th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
He had beat Andoni Gago on 4th March 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at The O2 Arena, London.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Lee Selby on 9th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Leduan Barthelemy on 26th September 2017 by split draw at Cannery Casino & Hotel, Las Vegas, United States.
Selby's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 11 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
Ramirez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
What time did Selby vs Ramirez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 pm GMT at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 pm EST or 1:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Selby vs Ramirez?
Selby vs Ramirez was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.