- Habib Ahmed has lost to defending WBO Champion Gilberto Ramirez
- The referee stopped the fight at the sixth round
- The fight was Habib Ahmed's first fight fought in the United States of America
Ghanaian professional boxer, Habib Ahmed, failed to win the WBO Super middleweight titled this Saturday, February 3rd, after losing to the defending champion, Gilberto Ramirez.
Ahmed Habib's fight, who marked his debut in the United States in a fight that took place in Corpus Christi, Texas, was thoroughly thrashed by the Mexican champion Gilbert Ramirez, who's now successfully defended his belt for the third time.
The fight seemed to have been under Ramirez's control throughout the entire fight, while Ahmed Habib's somewhat awkward style end up causing an accidental head butt that opened up the defending champion's left eye.
Nevertheless regardless of the bloodied eye, Ramirez continued to throw a barrage of punches had Habib Ahmed constantly under pressure, rendering him unable to land a decent punch.
Although Habib Ahmed gave the fight all he had, Ramirez's longer reach, and overall skill gave him a clear advantage over his Ghanaian contender. something which proven by the clear lead on all three cards at the time of the knockout.
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It was in the sixth round that Habib Ahmed finally succumbed to Ramirez's continuous combo onslaught. A major right hook disconcerted Habib Ahmed while Ramirez continued his attack. The referee finally stopped the fight after 2 minutes and 30 seconds.
"Zurdo was the better man in the ring tonight... I tried, but he was all over me. His experience in big fights was too much for me to handle." Said Habib Ahmed.
After the right, Ramirez told reporters that thanks to training, defending this title belts has become easier.
"It’s easier for me because we’re training every day, getting focused with better training camps.” He said.
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