The Wbo super-Mw champion Arthur Abraham entered this fight with a professional record of 44-4-0 (29 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 super middleweight in the world. He suffered his last defeat in 2013 when he faced Robert Stieglitz in their second bout (=Abraham vs Stieglitz 2), since then he has won eight consecutive fights taking revenge on Stieglitz in 2014 (=Stieglitz vs Abraham 3) and in 2015 (=Abraham vs Stieglitz 4) and beating Martin Murray in his last bout (=Abraham vs Murray).
His opponent, the undefeated 24-year-old Gilberto Ramirez Sanchez (12 years younger than Abraham), has a perfect boxing record of 33-0-0 (24 knockouts) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class. ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez fought three times last year winning over Maxim Vlasov (=Ramirez vs Vlasov ), Derek Edwards (=Ramirez vs Edwards) and Gevorg Khatchikian (=Ramirez vs Khatchikian). Abraham vs Ramirez is valid for the WBO World super middleweight title (Abraham’s sixth defense); undercard of Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley 3. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: super middleweight (168 lbs, 76.2 kg)
Title: WBO World super middleweight title
Abraham’s previous fight: Arthur Abraham vs Martin Murray
Ramirez’s previous fight: Gilberto Ramirez vs Gevorg Khatchikian
Abraham’s next fight: Arthur Abraham vs Tim Robin Lihaug
Ramirez’s next fight: Gilberto Ramirez vs Max Bursak