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Victor Ramirez, Quick Return on 1/31 in Buenos Aires

By Jake Donovan

Barely a month into his comeback, Victor Emilio Ramirez continues to make up for lost time as he prepares for his third fight in a span of six weeks.

The former cruiserweight titlist is slated to return to the ring on January 31. An opponent is still being sought for his fight, which will take place at Piso de los Deportes in Buenos Aires. The venue played host to his most recent ring appearance this past weekend, claiming a 10-round virtual shutout over Ruben Diaz in their regional title fight.

Ramirez (17-2, 13KO) was among the top cruiserweights in the world during his prime, but saw his brief title reign come to an end after losing his crown to Marco Huck on the road in Germany. Their Aug. ’09 title fight was Ramirez’ last ring appearance, walking away for the sport for more than four years before returning with a 1st round knockout of Thabiso Mogale last December.

His triumphant ring return took place at heavyweight, but Ramirez – who turns 30 in late March – came in at the 200 lb. cruiserweight limit in last weekend’s win over Diaz. Plans call for a series of stay busy bouts before pursuing another run towards a major cruiserweight title.

The bout will air on Argentina’s TyC Sports, which has hosted both of his recent comeback fights.

Jake Donovan is the Managing Editor of Boxingscene.com, as well as a member of Transnational Boxing Ratings Board and the Boxing Writers Association of America. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox

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