Maurice Hooker vs. Jose Carlos Ramirez Super Lightweight Unification Title

Hooker and Ramirez Set for Super Lightweight Boxing Betting Match

July 23rd, 2019 Boxing, Online Betting

Above all the unification bout between Maurice Hooker and Jose Carlos Ramirez is highly anticipated. Few bouts his year have garnered as much attention or demand. And the boxing betting lines have reflected that. To show, Ramirez opened as a slight favorite against Hooker. Public sentiment and respect are likely to remain for both combatants. Ramirez is the World Boxing Council super lightweight champion. While Hooker holds the super lightweight title belt of the World Boxing Organization. Neither has lost a fight in his professional career. Thus, the even wagering that is likely to continue through the opening bell.

Maurice Hooker vs. Jose Carlos Ramirez

Super Lightweight Unification Title

Date and Time:July 27, 2019
Location:College Park Center, Arlington, Texas
Hooker vs. Ramirez TV Coverage:DAZN

Overview and Tale of the Tape

Maurice Hooker (26-0-3, 17 knockouts) will face Jose Carlos Ramirez (24-0, 16 knockouts) on Saturday night. Now Hooker is 29 years old and ranks third in the world. He stands at five feet, 11 inches tall with a reach of 80 inches and an orthodox stance. Ramirez is 26 years old and ranks fourth in the world. Ramirez stands at five feet, 10 inches tall with a reach of 72.5 inches and an orthodox stance. Hooker’s reach is considered by many to be a boxing betting advantage. Yet another potential edge here for Hooker is fighting in his hometown area.

Proven Champions

The respective undefeated records of both champions garner online betting respect. More emphatically both Ramirez and Hooker have successfully defended their titles twice. Hooker originally won his title in a split decision over Terry Flanigan. In addition, he defeated Alex Saucedo (TKO) and Mikkel LesPierre (UD) in defense of his belt. Ramirez won his title belt in a unanimous decision against Amir Imam. Subsequently, he defeated Antonio Orozco (UD) and Jose Zepeda (MD) in defense of his championship.

World Unification Vision

Ramirez is a property of ESPN. Thus, that relationship could have complicated putting this fight together. However, ESPN did not want to be penny wise and pound foolish. Ramirez and Hooker could advance to an ultimate world unification bout in the future. Furthermore, both Hooker and Ramirez have been eager to face each other. All of which made it easier to put this together. Hooker is eager to fight in his own backyard. Ramirez loves the challenge of going on the road to defend his title belt.

Matchup to Watch

Hooker is a native of Dallas and still resides in the Metroplex area. Certainly, he will have the majority of fan support and the motivation to deliver. Ramirez is one of the most impressive champions that can be found in any division. On this occasion, we have what looks to be an even boxing betting matchup. Which means it’s always smart to look at the underdog first. Hooker is an undefeated champion with the proven ability to get the money in a title bout situation. Most important of all is that it’s difficult to get such a quality fighter at plus money.

Maurice Hooker vs. Jose Carlos Ramirez Boxing Betting Odds Pick

In this situation, with two outstanding boxers and an even matchup, the hometown underdog looks like the best value. Maurice Hooker should win this unification title bout.

Boxing Betting Odds for Boxing Pick: Maurice Hooker

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