Robeisy Ramirez: The Newest Belt Holder In The Exciting 126-pound Mix
Robeisy Ramirez won the WBO Featherweight title overnight in Tulsa, dominating former Super Bantamweight champion Isaac Dogboe.
Ramirez found his range early in the bout, landing a flush left hand in the 2nd round. After this Ramirez never really got out of 2nd gear. With slick defensive movement, he outlanded his opponent in every round. He ended the bout strongly, landing a left uppercut in the 12th, dropping Dogboe. Robeisy claimed his first World title with a 117-110, 118-109, 119-108 Unanimous Decision.
Elsewhere at Featherweight, Michael Conlan will challenge Mexico’s Luis Alberto Lopez for his IBF title at The SSE Arena in Conlan’s hometown of Belfast on May 27 and on the same day, Leigh Wood will get another chance at a world title as he rematches Mexican Mauricio Lara for Lara’s WBA Tttle at the 20,000-capacity AO Arena in Manchester.
In the chief support of the event, Joet Gonzalez and Enrique Vivas engaged in an all-out war over 10 rounds at Featherweight. Throwing a combined 1500+ punches over 10 rounds, Gonzalez landed more effective work and won a unanimous decision.
Elsewhere Jahi Tucker overcame some early adversity to win an 8-round UD over Nikoloz Sekhniashvili. As well as this Abdullah Mason, Dante Benjamin, and Emiliano Vargas caught the eye, all scoring impressive stoppage wins.