By Eric Thomas: WBC light welterweight champion Jose Carlos Ramirez (24-0, 16 KOs) just barely held on his title beating #14 WBO Jose ‘Chon’ Zepeda (30-2, 25 KOs) with way of a controversial 12 round majority decision on Sunday night on ESPN at the Save Mart Arena in Fresno, California.
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The judges scores were 115-113, 116-112 for Ramirez, and 114-114. Boxing News 2 4 believed it a draw in 114-114. The judge believed it 116-112 [8 rounds ] to get Ramirez appeared to be watching a struggle than one that took place inside the ring tonight.
Ramirez landed 149 of all 601 shots. Zepeda associate percentage.
Ramirez put a great deal of pressure on Zepeda and throwing punches that were missing and/or blocked. Ramirez walked all through the struggle into lots of shots. He had been which makes he came in, it effortless for Zepeda to label him.