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6/11/09 Fights on VERSUS


Luis Ramos KO's Baudel Cardenas in 5 Rounds

Round 1: The southpaw Ramos lands a straight left - right hook combination to Cardenas' head. Ramos lands a right hook to the body. Cardenas counters with a left uppercut. Ramos fires his right jab. Ramos perfectly places a straight left to Cardenas' body and floors him. Cardenas gets up and Ramos chases him throwing punches.

Round 2: Ramos fires and lands a straight left to the head and body. Ramos is dictating the pace of the fight. He lands a right hook to Cardenas' head. Ramos lands a combination to the body of Cardenas. Cardenas fires back with his own combination. Ramos continues to press forward.

Round 3: Ramos throws his jab. Cardenas gets hit in the body with a straight left. They exchange in close quarters. Ramos lands body shots. Cardenas fires punches back. Ramos nails Cardenas with a right hook - straight left combination that stuns him. Ramos lands a left uppercut to the body followed by a right hook to the body. Cardenas counters again inside.

Round 4: Cardenas backs up as Ramos fires a straight left. Ramos rips shots to Cardenas' body. Cardenas not throwing back as much. Ramos fires his right jab. Cardenas lands a right uppercut, but Ramos lands more shots in close range. Ramos lands a right hook to the head. Cardenas presses forward and is trying to time Ramos with a big punch. Cardenas lands some body shots.

Round 5: Ramos hits Cardenas with a straight left followed by a nasty right hook to the body. Ramos lands a straight left - right hook combination to Cardenas' head. Cardenas walks into a devastating right hook to the head and gets knocked out.

Overall Summary: Luis Ramos has a lot of potential to be a solid fighter in the Lightweight division. Overall, this fight was a mismatch. However, Cardenas never quit and kept trying to win. Ramos appears to be a very strong fighter, who throws good combinations and fights well on the inside. Ramos has a pretty hard punch and will give many future opponents trouble with his southpaw style. Also, Ramos possesses a good work rate and can wear down the opposition with his accurate body punching ability. Luis Ramos improves to 11-0, 6 KO's and Baudel Cardenas falls to 18-17-2, 6 KO's.

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