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Jose Ramirez Must Fight Regis Prograis, Says WBC Prez

According to World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman, his organization is very firm with their prior order - that Jose Ramirez must fight mandatory challenger Regis Prograis. Last weekend in...Read More

Jose Ramirez's First Defense Targeted For Ballpark in Fresno

So what's in store for newly minted WBC junior welterweight titlist Jose Ramirez (22-0, 16 KOs), who won the title by out-pointing Amir Imam this past weekend in New York? Well, a homecoming bout in h...Read More

Ramirez-Imam Tripleheader Averaged Only 488K Viewers for ESPN

Overpowering competition from “March Madness” put a significant dent in ratings for ESPN’s boxing tripleheader Saturday night. An average of 488,000 viewers watched the telecast headlined by junior we...Read More

Prograis Sees 'Lots of Holes' in Jose Ramirez, Respects His Chin

NEW YORK – Regis Prograis was more impressed with Jose Ramirez’s second-round knockout of Mike Reed than what he saw Saturday night. The WBC interim super lightweight champ still commended Ramirez’s p...Read More

Jose Ramirez vs. Amir Imam: Afterthoughts

California’s San Joaquin Valley already had the makings of a franchise. After Saturday, the whole of the boxing world might have a star on their hands. Jose Ramirez won his first major title with a ro...Read More

Roach Impressed With Jose Ramirez, Wants to Improve Defense

This past Saturday night, Jose Ramirez picked up his biggest career win to date, when he won a solid twelve round unanimous decision over Amir Imam, who was viewed as a very live opponent. By defeatin...Read More

Weekend Review: Jose Ramirez Rises, Felix Verdejo Crumbles

He has neither special technique nor unusual punching power but no one demands more from himself than the former U.S. Olympian, a trait that could take him a long way in his chosen sport. Ramirez (22-...Read More

Arum Wants Ramirez, Prograis to Take Interim Fights on Same Card

NEW YORK – The WBC has mandated that Jose Ramirez must make his first title defense against Regis Prograis. Bob Arum, Ramirez’s promoter, has another idea. Arum wants to pair Ramirez, who won the WBC ...Read More

Photos: Jose Ramirez Breaks Down Amir Imam For WBC Belt

Jose Ramirez vs. Amir Imam Fight Photos Gallery - Jose Ramirez left the comforts of California to chase his title shot across the country. Ramirez won his first world title Saturday night with a unani...Read More

CompuBox: Jose Ramirez's Pressure, Power Shots Was Difference

Ramirez vs. Imam CompuBox Punch Stats - Jose Ramirez's pressure (67 thrown per round) and power punching (19 of 45 per round) was the difference. Ramirez came on strong, outlanding Amir Imam 97-42 in ...Read More

Roach: Ramirez Won Every Round, 2 Judges Should Be Investigated!

Ramirez relentlessly pressured Imam and pounded away with hard left hooks, and Imam just couldn't keep him off for all three minutes. Ramirez won the final three rounds on all three scorecards after I...Read More

Don King: Imam Didn't Throw Enough, Ramirez Was Relentless

Jose Ramirez won his first world title Saturday night with a unanimous decision victory over Amir Imam to win the WBC’s vacant 140-pound belt. Ramirez pulled away in the late rounds, swelling Imam’s r...Read More

Jose Ramirez Lands Gold, Decisions Amir Imam For WBC Title

Jose Ramirez Lands Gold, Decisions Amir Imam For WBC Title

By Keith Idec - NEW YORK – It wasn’t as spectacular or as quick as his last performance, but Jose Ramirez’s determination earned him a 140-pound world title Saturday night. The 2012 Olympian remained ...Read More

Jose Ramirez vs. Amir Imam - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard

Jose Ramirez, Amir Imam Scorecard Live BoxingScene - World title challengers Jose Ramirez and Amir Imam, and undefeated Irish featherweight sensation Michael Conlan, took part in a final press confere...Read More

Ramirez: I'm Ready To Fight Best, No Matter What Critics Think

NEW YORK – Jose Ramirez read and heard criticism even after he dismantled Mike Reed four months ago. Ramirez knocked out the previously undefeated Reed in the second round of their November 11 bout to...Read More

McKinley: Ramirez Doesn't Have Power, Imam By Far Best Opponent

NEW YORK – Stacey McKinley was stunned when he learned Jose Ramirez had signed a contract to fight Amir Imam. The WBC had ordered a bout between the top-rated Imam and the third-ranked Ramirez for its...Read More

Roach: Imam Isn't Anything Special; Ramirez Should Stop Him

NEW YORK – Freddie Roach doesn’t expect Jose Ramirez’s next fight to be nearly as easy as his last bout. Nevertheless, Ramirez’s renowned trainer does think Ramirez will leave The Theater at Madison S...Read More

Jose Ramirez: I Learned So Much Working With Pacquiao, Cotto

Jose Ramirez does not miss those 100-degree days working alongside his father in the agricultural fields of California's San Joaquin (Central) Valley. It is a part of who he is and what he represents....Read More

Jose Ramirez vs. Amir Imam: Stats & Stakes

Jr. welterweight might be getting fun in a hurry. Despite the exit of champion Terence Crawford, the reload is in full effect. Mikey Garcia now has a title in class. Regis Prograis impressed last week...Read More

Prograis Leaning Toward Ramirez Over Imam in '50-50 Fight'

Regis Prograis doesn’t have a preference. The strong southpaw is confident he’ll knock out Amir Imam or Jose Ramirez, assuming the winner of their 12-round, 140-pound title fight Saturday night faces ...Read More