Ramiro Jimenez remains undefeated
July 3, 2022
Miami, Fl– Ramiro Jimenez (6-0) remains undefeated after putting a stop to mixed martial art veteran Devante Sewell (9-7) in the main event of CG2022 July 1.
Jimenez defeated Georgia’s Sewell in the first round at 4:36 by way of knockout. The fight card can be watch on demand on Paramount Plus.
The number six ranked bantamweight fighter returned to action after a one-year layoff due to a hand injury.
Both men exchanged right from the start; however, Sewell attempted a takedown but got caught by a Jimenez’s left knee. Jimenez followed up with several hand shots. Referee Alan Abeles stepped in to call the fight.
Jimenez last appearance in la jaula was back in May 2021 when he defeated Michael Rodriguez in the first round at 1:07. In that fight, he injured his hand, but now that it is in the rear view mirror.
In the co-main event, Melissa Amaya (4-0) also remains undefeated as she routed Naomi Tataroglu (3-4) by way of unanimous decision.
Both women where bumped up to the co-main event of the fight card after Ana Palacios (6-1-1) vs Bo Hyun Park (4-1) was scratched due to not following Covid-19 protocols.
Amaya wanted to test her hands and she was able to against Tataroglu who is well known for stand up game. However, Amaya stand very patient and found the openings to strike. She did attempt to take the fight to the floor, however, she was confident with her striking.
Flash-forward to the third round, Tataroglu inadvertently kicked Amaya while on the floor. Yet, Amaya kept patient and let Tataroglu be active but was smart on her feet dodging any potential hits.
Amaya showed her evolvement as a fighter showing her confidence with her striking.
Also, Carlos Briseño (14-4) defeated Andrew Whitney (16-11) by way of unanimous decision.
Prior the main card, Joey Ruquet (9-4) defeated Joe Murphy (8-6) by way of unanimous decision and Mauricio Rios remained undefeated by routing Luis Sifuentes by way of unanimous decision.
CG2022 July 1 Results:
Ramiro Jimenez defeated Devante Sewell by way of KO in the first round at 4:36.
Melissa Amaya defeated Naomi Tatroglu by way of unanimous decision.
Andrew Whitney defeated Carlos Briseño by way of unanimous decision.
Joey Ruquet defeated Joe Murphy by way of unanimous decision.
Mauricio Rios defeated Luis Sifuentes by way of unanimous decision.