The former Wba Lw champion Anthony Crolla entered this fight with a professional record of 32-6-3 (13 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.8 lightweight in the world but he suffered two consecutive losses between 2016 and 2017, both against current #1 Lw Jorge Linares (Crolla vs Linares I and Linares vs Crolla II); after this bout he defeated Ricky Burns (Anthony Crolla vs Ricky Burns).
His opponent, Edson Ramirez, has a boxing record of 18-2-1 (8 knockouts) and he entered as the No.68 in the same weight class. He also lost two consecutive fights, but it was in 2012, at his second and third professional bouts, against Jose Cayetano and Diego Gonzalez; since then he has collected 17 victories and one draw. Crolla vs Ramirez is on the undercard of Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Division: lightweight (135 lbs, 61.2 kg)
Crolla’s previous fight: Anthony Crolla vs Ricky Burns
Crolla’s next fight: Anthony Crolla vs Daud Yordan
Crolla vs Ramirez full fight video:
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