Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista loses to Jose Ramirez - Fight Result, Highlights Video Replay

Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista lost to Jose Ramirez. The Filipino boxer was defeated Saturday night by the Mexican fighter via a split decision.

The Ring reports that a judge scored the bout 114-111 in favor of Bautista, while the other two scored 114-111 for Ramirez.

Bautista vs Ramirez highlights photo
Bautista vs Ramirez
Veteran boxing commentator Abac Cordero reported that Bautista sustained serious cuts during the 12-round featherweight match held at the University of Southeastern Philippines (USEP) Gymnasium in Davao City.

With the loss, the 26-year old boxer from Bohol falls to 34 wins with 25 via knockout and 3 losses. The 25-year-old Ramirez improved to 25-3 with 15 KOs after his third straight victory, the report said.

After losing his WBO intercontinental featherweight title to Ramirez, ALA Promotions patron Tony Aldeguer told it was time for Bautista to retire.

A video replay of the fight highlights will be embedded upon availability online.

Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista’s loss is another heartbreaking news for Philippine boxing fans who, following a series of defeats, might be wondering: “What happened to Filipino boxers?”