Luis Cruz-Casey Ramos in The Works For 9/13 ESPN

By Ryan Burton has been advised that negotiations are ongoing for Luis "El Artisano" Cruz (20-1) to face unbeaten prospect Casey Ramos on a special edition of ESPN Thursday Night Fights on September 13th at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Cruz is co-promoted by Cotto Promociones and Top Rank.

The 26 year-old Cruz bounced back from his loss to Juan Carlos Burgos this past November on the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard by blowing out Tomas Sierra in the 1st round of their fight in Mexico in June. 

Ramos hails from Austin, Texas and sports a 16-0 record. He last fought on June 16th on the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr-Andy Lee undercard when he stopped Arthur Trevino in 5 rounds.

Cruz-Ramos would be the co-featured fight underneath the Jessie Vargas versus Aron Martinez main event as previously reported by BoxingScene's Rick Reeno.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 08-09-2012

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;12413992]warrrr cruz lets get back on track[/QUOTE]You are as predictable as a worm.

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 08-09-2012

warrrr cruz lets get back on track

Comment by richardt on 08-09-2012

Ramos has this one as long as he doesn't cut. He hits much harder than his record shows and will swarm Cruz. Lopsided win for Ramos.

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