Last Updated on May 18, 2021 11:50 am by stacey
José Carlos Ramírez is the current unified super lightweight champion owning the WBC and WBO champion belts. Ramirez was the # 1 lightweight in the entire United States and represented them at the 2012 London Olympics in his amateur career.
The current WBC and WBO champion, Jose Ramirez, will face the current champion of the International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association, the Scotsman Josh Taylor, for the undisputed world championship of the super lightweight category this Saturday, May 22. The winner will be the second undisputed super lightweight champion after the four world belts, accompanying Terrence “Bud” Crawford.
Ramirez currently has 26 wins and 0 losses, of which 17 have been by way of the KO.
Jose Ramirez Vs. Amir Imam
Jose Ramirez became the WBC world champion in this fight when at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, on March 17, 2018, he defeated Amir Imam by unanimous decision. In this fight, both came out looking to land as many punches as possible since they knew that a knockout victory was almost impossible. Thanks to his effectiveness, the judges unanimously declared Jose Ramirez, the winner.
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- Jose Ramirez Vs. Maurice Hooker
Ramirez was defending the WBC Super Lightweight World Title and was looking to win the WBO title. This fight was on July 27, 2019, and he faced American Maurice Hooker at College Park Center, Arlington, Texas. This fight was the complete opposite of what Hooker had planned. Ramirez started with tremendous explosiveness that he could only endure until round 6, at 1:48, when Ramirez hit a blow directly to the face knocking Hooker out.
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- Jose Ramirez Vs. Viktor Postol
We move on to the last fight fought by Ramirez on August 29, 2020, when he faced former world champion Ukrainian Viktor Postol at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Las Vegas. This fight was very close from start to finish; there were several rounds in which Postol managed to get an advantage over Ramirez. So much so that the judges decided to give Ramirez the split decision victory after finishing 12 rounds of the fight.
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(Video courtesy of www.youtube.com and the YouTube channel The Champions Archives)
- Jose Ramirez Vs. Jake Giuriceo
Another of the best fights in the ring for Jose Ramirez was on May 5, 2017, when he faced Jake Giuriceo at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, Nevada. Ramirez got his 20th victory in this fight thanks to the excellent combination of punches applied on Giuriceo, which gave him the victory by TKO in the 2:10 minute of round number 2.
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(Video courtesy of www.youtube.com and the YouTube channel Brooks Wunsch)
Important next fight data
ü When is it? The fight will be on Saturday, May 22, 2021
ü What time is it? The fight starts at 20:30 ET (Main Card)
ü Where? Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Las Vegas, EE.UU.
ü Where can I see it? ESPN+, ESPN.
Betting line for Jose Ramirez vs. Josh Taylor
Moneyline: (+195) – Ramirez (-245) – Taylor