Ramirez unanimously outpoints Angulo to retain WBO title
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Gilberto Ramirez unanimously outpointed Alexis Angulo to retain the WBO super middleweight championship Saturday night.
Making his fourth title defense, the undefeated Ramirez outlasted Angulo in a fairly even bout in which neither boxer appeared to have the upper hand, and neither landed many significant punches.
The 27-year-old Ramirez, from Mexico, improved to 38-0. He landed powerful punches in the fifth and eighth rounds.
The 34-year-old Angulo, from Colombia, fell to 23-1.
Angulo had flurries of punches in both the seventh and the 11th rounds, but neither ever appeared to hurt the other. Ramirez sustained a cut under his left eye in the fifth, but his corner attended to it after the round and it never bled again.
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