Discoteca Memphis, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Yarde vs Ramirez?
Anthony Yarde beat Diego Jair Ramirez by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 8th February 2020 at Discoteca Memphis in Comunidad de Madrid.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 6 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Yarde vs Ramirez stats
Anthony Yarde stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Diego Jair Ramirez made his way to the ring with a record of 4 wins, 48 loses and 3 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Yarde had advantage in power over Ramirez, with a 94% knock out percentage over Ramirez's 75%.
Anthony Yarde was the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.
Both Anthony Yarde & Diego Jair Ramirez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yarde was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 36 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year and 3 months later than Ramirez, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 136 less professional rounds, 87 to Ramirez's 223.
Anthony Yarde went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBC and 7 by the WBO at light heavyweight.
Yarde vs Ramirez form
Anthony Yarde had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Travis Reeves on 8th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Walter Gabriel Sequeira on 20th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Brentwood Centre, Essex.
Going into that contest, he had beat Dariusz Sek on 23rd June 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had defeated Tony Averlant on 24th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at York Hall, London.
He had won against Nikola Sjekloca on 9th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Copper Box Arena, London.
Yarde's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Yarde vs Ramirez?
Anthony Yarde was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Diego Jair Ramirez made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.