Robeisy Ramirez of Cuba ranked number two has defeated number one ranked Isaac Dogboe of Ghana in 12 rounds for the vacant WBO World Feather title.
Scores were 117-110, 118-109 and 119-108 with 117-110 from this writer.
Ramirez is 2-time Olympic Gold Medalist, IBF USBA and WBO Global Featherweight champion and is ranked No. 2
Dogbe is former WBO Super Bantamweight champion and ranked No. 1.
In the first round Ramirez used left uppercuts to the body of Dogboe who fought on spurts. In the second round midway point Ramirez landed a 4-punch combination having Dogboe hurt and grabbing him into a clinch.
He managed to fight back in the final minute.
In the third round Ramirez out landed Dogboe until the final seconds when Dogboe landed the final punches.
In the fourth round Dogboe started fast landing rights while Ramirez in the second half of the round used his left uppercuts.
In the fifth round Dogboe pressed Ramirez who countered well in a close round.
In the sixth round Dogboe again starts off fast before Ramirez takes over.
In the seventh round Dogboe did well enough to take the round out landing Ramirez. In the eighth round Dogbe throws more but lands less.
In the ninth round Ramirez had his best round landing with accuracy countering Dogboe almost at will.
In the tenth round Ramirez positions himself to outland Dogboe who is trying but not with accuracy of Ramirez.
In the eleventh round Dogboe had a better round having a slight edge. In the twelfth and final round early a left glancing uppercut from Ramirez on the chin of Dogboe and down he went of an 8-count from Referee Gary Ritter.
He tried to erase it but couldn’t as Ramirez showed all the skills of a champion to the bell.
Robeisy Ramirez’s record is 12-1 (7), while Isaac Dogbe’s record is 24-3 (15)