Isaac Dogboe loses WBO Title Opportunity

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Published on April 2, 2023

Isaac Dogboe, the Ghanaian professional boxer, lost his WBO Featherweight title fight to Cuban boxer Robeisy Ramirez .After being rocked by Ramirez in the opening rounds, Dogboe was never in charge of the fight. Instead, the Cuban controlled the pace of a fiercely competitive contest in Tulsa, Oklahoma, early on Sunday

The fight started off well for Dogboe, as he was able to land some heavy punches and control the pace of the fight in the early rounds. However, Ramirez was able to adjust and started to find his rhythm as the fight progressed. In the later rounds, Ramirez was able to dominate the fight and land some heavy shots, causing Dogboe to become visibly fatigued.

Despite Dogboe’s valiant efforts, the judges awarded the victory to Ramirez by unanimous decision, with scores of 117-110, 118-109, 119-108 .

Isaac Dogboe

With the defeat, Dogboe suffered his first defeat since switching to featherweight on the other side of the epidemic, dropping to 24-3 (15KOs). Even though three victories over underdog opponents were all decided by majorities or divided votes, all three losses occurred at the championship level. Although Dogboe was disappointed with the loss, he showed great sportsmanship after the fight and congratulated Ramirez on his victory

Overall, the fight between Dogboe and Ramirez was an exciting and intense bout between two skilled fighters, and it showcased the talent and heart of both boxers. While Dogboe lost his title, he can still hold his head high knowing that he gave it his all in the ring.

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