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Photos: Ancajas vs. Gonzalez Face To Face - Lopez, Hart, Benavidez

Top Rank on ESPN will kick off its 2018 season with a sensational Super Bowl weekend world championship event.  GILBERTO "Zurdo" RAMÍREZ , Mexico's super middleweight champion with the matinee idol looks, defending his world title.  Ramírez (36-0, 24 KOs), from Mazatlan, Mexico, will make his third defense of his World Boxing Organization (WBO) super middleweight title against Top-Five world-rated contender HABIB "Wild Hurricane" AHMED (22-0, 17 KOs) from Accra, Ghana.  Photos by Mikey Williams/Top Rank.

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The fight will take place on Saturday, February 3, at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, TX, and will be televised live and exclusively at 10:30 p.m. EST on  ESPN and ESPN Deportes and stream live on the ESPN App.      

Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Zapari Boxing Promotions, tickets to the Ramírez-Ahmed world championship event are priced at $152, $102, $62, $42, and $27, including facility fees, tickets may be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, at the American Bank Center Box Office, Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

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Ramírez, a two-fisted super middleweight wrecking machine, made history in the co-main event to the Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley welterweight pay-per-view on April 9, 2016, when he became México's first fighter to win a super middleweight world title.  Entering the fight as the top world-rated contender, Ramirez gave a virtuoso performance over the defending WBO champion Arthur Abraham, a-three-time world champion in his own right..  All three judges scored it as a 120-108 blitzkrieg.  "I took him to Méxican boxing school," a jubilant Ramírez boasted as he put on the world championship belt .  A sensational young champion, Ramírez had been scheduled to make his first title defense in July 2016, but a training camp injury to his right hand followed by surgery and rest sidelined him for the remainder of the year.  He returned to the ring on April 22, winning a unanimous decision over Top-10 contender and one-time world title challenger Max "Tiger" Bursak and followed that up with another impressive unanimous decision victory, this time over undefeated No. 1 contender and mandatory challenger Jesse "Hard Work" Hart on September 22.

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A former Ghanaian super middleweight champion, Ahmed has won eight of his last nine fights by knockout, including the six-bout victory-by-knockout streak he is currently enjoying.  In his most recent fight, on March 17, Ahmed stopped Philip Kotey in the 11th round to capture the vacant WBO Africa super middleweight title.  This will not only be Ahmed's U.S. debut, it will be his first professional fight outside his native Ghana.   

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Bluebird on 02-02-2018

[QUOTE=Money Loco;18453757]Ugly boy ancajas should win this fight. Ugly boy will avoid Inoue cause he knows he'll be destroyed. So let's expect him to continue fighting c level fighters.[/QUOTE] Arum will make him fight other top rank guys and not…

Comment by Bluebird on 02-02-2018

[QUOTE=FinitoxDinamita;18454201]Yea i dont see why they call him prettyboy.. i see alot of guys like him serving me at Pho restauarants.[/QUOTE]They call him pretty boy because he is a very generous person and he has a good heart. And those…

Comment by chico malo loc on 02-01-2018

[QUOTE=FinitoxDinamita;18454201]Yea i dont see why they call him prettyboy.. i see alot of guys like him serving me at Pho restauarants.[/QUOTE] i think ancagas in his team are trying to be funny kinda like calling a sumo tiny. ancagas looks…

Comment by Bluebird on 02-01-2018

[QUOTE=FinitoxDinamita;18454222]Well Floyd you know ive heard many girls say “ hey he is decent looking for a black guy “ so... Not this Ancajas cat thought. He looks like one of those war torn Vietcongs about to eat some rats.[/QUOTE]We…

Comment by SceneBoxer on 02-01-2018

[QUOTE=FinitoxDinamita;18454222]Well Floyd you know ive heard many girls say “ hey he is decent looking for a black guy “ so... Not this Ancajas cat thought. He looks like one of those war torn Vietcongs about to eat some rats.[/QUOTE]…

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