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Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez vs Anthony Yarde preview
When is Zurdo vs Yarde?
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez could fight Anthony Yarde in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Zurdo vs Yarde stats
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez would step into the ring with a record of 44 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Anthony Yarde would make his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Yarde would have a large advantage in power over Ramirez, boosting at 96% knock out percentage over Ramirez's 68%.
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez is the same age as Anthony Yarde, at 31 years old.
Ramirez has a height advantage of 2 inches over Yarde. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez fights out of the southpaw stance, while Anthony Yarde is an orthodox fighter.
Ramirez is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 years and 8 months earlier than Yarde, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 169 more professional rounds, 267 to Yarde's 98.
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 13 by the WBO and 4 by the RING at light heavyweight.
Anthony Yarde is currently ranked number 3 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO, 12 by the IBF and 6 by the RING in the 175lb division.
Zurdo vs Yarde form
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Dmitry Bivol on 5th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had won against Dominic Boesel on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Toyota Arena, California, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Yunieski Gonzalez on 18th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA World Light Heavyweight eliminator fight at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
Before that, he had defeated Sullivan Barrera on 9th July 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Banc of California Stadium, California.
He had won against Alfonso Lopez on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Galveston Island Convention Center, Texas.
Anthony Yarde has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Artur Beterbiev on 28th January 2023 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Light heavyweight, WBC World Light heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, Wembley, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Stefani Koykov on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Telford International Centre, Telford.
Going into that contest, he had beat Lyndon Arthur on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.
Before that, he had won against Alex Theran on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.
He had been beaten by Lyndon Arthur on 5th December 2020 by split decision in their CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at Church House, London.
In terms of recent activity, Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez has been fighting more than Anthony Yarde.
Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez last fought 4 months and 26 days ago, while Anthony Yarde's last outing was 2 months and 3 days ago.
Ramirez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
Yarde's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
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