Gilberto Ramirez vs Dominic Boesel Preview May 14th, 2022
Unbeaten former WBO Super Middleweight Champion Gilberto Ramirez of Mexico is back in action this Saturday, May 14th when he takes on Dominic Boesel of Germany in a 12-round light-heavyweight battle. Ramirez last fought in December when he stopped Yunieski Gonzalez in the 10th round of a thriller. Boesel was in the ring in October when he beat Robin Krasniqi by a 12-round split decision to retain his IBO World Light Heavyweight crown. The fight from Ontario, California can be seen live in most nations on DAZN.
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Ramirez vs Boesel Betting Odds
- Dominic Boesel +1000
- Gilberto Ramirez -2000
The 30-year-old Ramirez is a southpaw who became the first Mexican to capture a world super middleweight title when he beat Arthur Abraham via unanimous decision in 2016 for the WBO Belt. He’ll enter the ring with a perfect record of 43-0 with 29 Ko’s. He stands close to 6-feet-3-inches tall and has a reach of 75 inches. Ramirez made his pro debut in 2009 and has fought 251 rounds since.
Ramirez possesses pretty good power in his fists and owns a knockout ratio of 67.4 per cent. He’s is a bit of an oddity for such a tall boxer though since he doesn’t always use his height to his advantage. Ramirez often prefers to work his way inside to engage instead of fighting at a safer distance. After beating Abraham, Ramirez defended his title against Max Bursak and Jesse Hart by unanimous decisions and stopped Habib Ahmed in six rounds.
He then beat Roamer Alexis Angulo by unanimous decision and Jesse Hart by majority decision in a rematch before moving up in weight to face Tommy Karpency and stopped him after four rounds. He then stopped Alfonso Lopez for the NABF Light Heavyweight Crown and decided to stay in the 175 lb division. Overall, Ramirez has stopped five of his last seven opponents after going the distance in eight out of 12 at one point.
Some of his other noteworthy opponents have been Sullivan Barrera, Derek Edwards, Fulgencio Zuniga, Junior Talipeau, and Derrick Findley. Ramirez has gone undefeated up to now basically because of a combination of power, skills and aggressiveness. He needs to tighten up defensively if he wants to remain unbeaten but has displayed a solid chin up to now. However, he may be more effective if he took better advantage of his height and controlled the distance in his bouts.
The 32-year-old Boesel climbs through the ropes with a mark of 32-2 with 12 Ko’s. He made his pro debut in 2010 and like Ramirez has 251 rounds under his belt. Since turning pro he’s also captured the WBO Youth, WBO Inter-Continental, WBA Continental, IBF Inter-Continental, and EBU European Light Heavyweight Title. Boesel stands 6-feet-1-inch tall with an unlisted reach so gives up 1.5-inches in height to Ramirez.
Boesel hasn’t got much in the power department as his current knockout ratio stands at just 35.3 per cent. In addition, both of his losses have come by the way of stoppage as he was halted by Karo Murat in the 11th round in 2017 and by Robin Krasniqi in the third round in October, 2020. Boesel’s opponents have generally been at the European level as he owns wins over the likes of Zoltan Kiss, Miguel Velozo, Daniel Regi, Norbert Dabrowski, Sami Embom, Enrico Koelling and Sven Fornling.
This will be Boesel’s first fight in America and he’s stepping right into the deep end with Ramirez, who’s relentless in attack and has a solid chin. Boesel doesn’t have the power to keep Ramirez at bay and it’s unlikely he’ll be able to stand up to his barrage of punches once the fight gets going. I’m expecting to see Ramirez walk through Boesel eventually and simply overpower him.
I don’t think Boesel will be able to withstand Ramirez’s attack.
Play: Ramirez -2000 @ BetOnline.ag
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