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Photos: Jose Ramirez, Amir Imam - Face To Face at Final Presser

World title challengers Jose Ramirez and Amir Imam, and undefeated Irish featherweight sensation Michael Conlan, took part in a final press conference ahead of a special St. Patrick’s Day world title extravaganza, Saturday, March 17, at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. (photos by Mikey Williams).

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Ramirez and Imam will challenge for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Lightweight title, while Conlan (5-0, 4 KOs), a 2016 Olympian, will face David Berna in an eight-round special attraction.

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The Ramirez-Imam fight will mark the 2,000th world title bout in the WBC’s 55-year history.
 
Ramirez-Imam, Conlan-Bernard, the interim WBC Light Heavyweight world title bout between Oleksandr “The Nail” Gvozdyk and Medhi Amar will be televised live and exclusively at 8 p.m. EST on ESPN and stream live on the ESPN App beginning at 5:30. 

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The undercard will also include the returns of Puerto Rican stars Felix Verdejo, Christopher Diaz, and Jose Pedraza in separate bouts.

Promoted by Top Rank and Don King Productions, in association with Madison Square Garden, tickets to the Ramirez-Imam world championship event are priced at $206, $156, $106, $81, $56 and $31, and can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone (866-858-0008), and online at www.ticketmaster.com and www.MSG.com.   

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mdrosnock on 03-16-2018

why is ramirez dressed like that?

Comment by GFunk23 on 03-15-2018

Look at how Ramirez is dressed. What a geek.

Comment by Dean_Razorback on 03-15-2018

remember when imam was supposed to be a boogeyman?

Comment by SteveM on 03-15-2018

[QUOTE=steeve steel;18575796]Jason Voorhees and Freddy krueger sitting together!.. Boxing's worst nightmare.[/QUOTE] Respect the old timers! I take my hat off to their youthful vitality when both are 86 years old.

Comment by SteveM on 03-15-2018

[QUOTE=Gillie;18575946]Don King persevered against all odds for sure, but wasn't Arum a Harvard educated lawyer? If so, he had pretty good odds for success.[/QUOTE] D.K even more amazing but regards Bob .. I wonder how many 86 year olds are…

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