Advertisement
Advertisement

Amateur Star Ramón Luis Pro Debut Set, July 10 In Miami

By Reynaldo Sanchez

Former amateur standout Ramón Luis will make his pro debut July 10th in Miami, according to Jay Jimenez, CEO of King Kong Boxing who signed the boxer following his defection from Cuba earlier this year. 

His debut comes on the undercard of the super featherweight title fight rematch between Argenis Mendez and Rances Barthelemy. The show airs live on Fox Sports 1 from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, though Luis isn’t scheduled to appear on the telecast.

With the latest signing, Jimenez adds to a growing stable that also includes heavyweight prospect Luis Ortiz. In Luis, the promoter has a potential star in the light heavyweight division. Both fighters in Miami under the careful watch of Herman Caicedo. 

"We just signed Ramon Luis and hopefully very soon, other talented fighters will join us– not just from Cuba but from all countries,” notes Jimenez. “We have huge plans for Ramón Luis and his debut on July 10th is just the beginning."

Luis newly arrived in the United States, after participating with the Cuban team “Domadores de Cuba” in Tijuana, Mexico. He immediately reached out to Jimenez following the competition in Mexico, signing with the Miami businessman soon therafter. Hooking up in training camp with his countryman Ortiz, all parties are pleased with the progress heading into his pro debut.

“Ramón Luis and Luis Ortiz training with Caicedo in South Florida and we are pleased with the rapid progress with Ramón,” Jimenez adds. “We have great confidence in his talent and we know that this young man is destined to become world champion. Soon the boxing world will be able to admire the talent of Luis Ramón.” 

Tags: Ramón Luis image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Respect Power on 06-28-2014

Nice .. Glad he defected . I'll be looking out for him.

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 06-28-2014

Good stuff. He didn't waste no time. Barthelemy, Lubin and now Ramon Luis on this card. Now replace the Lacy fight with another prospect fight. I'll take that instead. Ramon Luis is from my dad's hometown, Camagüey.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (2)
Top Headlines Cuadras: Chocolatito Has an Appointment With a Knockout Photos: Christian Gonzalez, Edgar Valerio, Nava Open Workouts Photos: Danny Roman, LaRon Mitchell Ready For 'New Blood' Photos: Guerrero vs. Peralta, Angulo vs. Hernandez Face To Face Roberto Duran's 'No Mas' Trunks Hit The Auction Block Photos: Tishchenko Honored For Gold Medal By Vladimir Putin Fox Sports 1 Pleased With Latest Ratings Figure For PBC Show Guy Robb Vows To Control Pace and Outbox Miguel Marriaga Michael Conlan Has NO FEAR of AIBA's Threats of Action Jose Benavidez's Father Gives Details, Update on Son's Shooting Tomasz Adamek Ponders a Final Ring Return For 2017 Canelo: A Shame Mexicans Criticize Their Athletes So Much! Nietes vs. Sosa: Mark Magsayo To Face Garcia on The Undercard David Price, Anthony Ogogo To Feature on Braehmer-Cleverly Canelo Expects Liam Smith To Bring The Fight To Him Ricky Burns To Face Mandatory Kiryl Relikh On Return Jose Benavidez Jr. Shot in Arizona, Taken To The Hospital Bryant Perrella-Yordenis Ugas on September 27, PBC on FS1 Giovanni De Carolis-Tyron Zeuge Rematch on November 5th Golovkin's Coach: Ward Beats Everyone at 175 - Except Kovalev! Vargas is Open To Facing Crawford After Stunning Pacquiao Sam Maxwell Turns Over, Joins MGM: Will Debut In October Golovkin Warns Saunders: My Goal is The WBO Belt, I Want it Next Anthony Crolla: I'll Have Jorge Linares Rematch in Las Vegas Williams-Patterson, Eubank Jr-Langford Confirmed For October 22 In Cardiff Derry Mathews Confident: I'll Dig Deep With Luke Campbell! Upton Brothers Leave Ricky Hatton Over "Turbulent Private Life" Dillian Whyte, Dereck Chisora Could Collide in December Smith Backs Froch: Kovalev is Best Pound For Pound Fighter! Amir Khan Says Land For Boxing Academy is Now in Dispute Team USA: Olympic Postmortem De La Hoya on Canelo-GGG: We Can't Afford To Wait Beyond 2017 Chocolatito: Cuadras Talks A lot, But I'll Prove it in The Ring! Golovkin: No Big Fights at 168, I Make 160 Easy - I'm Not Big 160 Juanma: Business Opportunity Made Me Return, Not Vazquez Morrison, Golub, Baranchyk, Peterkin Head To 9/23 ShoBox Robert Guerrero: I'm Ready For a World Title Shot Right Now! Photos: Gennady Golovkin, Roman Gonzalez Big Bear Media Day Saunders Still a Possibility for Canelo, Golden Boy Focused on Smith Jon Fernandez, Jose Roman Ink Pacts With Lou DiBella
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement