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WBO: Abraham-Murray Winner To Face Gilberto Ramirez

By Miguel Rivera

The World Boxing Organization has ordered that the winner of the upcoming fight between WBO super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham and British contender Martin Murray must make a mandatory defense against top rated challenger Gilberto Ramirez of Mexico.

Abraham (43-4, 29KOs) will defend the title against Murray on November 21 at the Tui Arena in Hannover, Niedersachsen.

Ramirez (32-0, 24KOs) is staying busy with a fight scheduled for November 20, when he takes on Gevorg Khatchikian at the Cosmopolitan Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

There has been talk of Abraham winning and then defending against Bernard Hopkins and also talk of Murray winning and then unifying with IBF beltholder James DeGale (if he beats Lucian Bute next month). In either case, a deal would have to be made with Ramirez to step aside.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by 285Kid on 11-01-2015

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;16184864]WBO strictly enforcing its rules...so that a Top Rank fighter can get a title shot. They are becoming so predictable.[/QUOTE] Look at Remirez he was going to get a shot in any of the current ranking anyway [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/rdoh9WX.png[/IMG] Anyway this…

Comment by hyeduk on 11-01-2015

Arum once saved Kelly Pavlik from ABraham in MW. He won't put Ramirez against AA, his only undefeated Mexican in SMW.

Comment by PETUFF on 10-31-2015

Good but i don't think Gilberto Ramirez fight either guy!:boxing::boxing:

Comment by Teetotaler on 10-31-2015

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;16184864]WBO strictly enforcing its rules...so that a Top Rank fighter can get a title shot. They are becoming so predictable.[/QUOTE] he was suppose to fight the Abraham-steigletz winner. But somehow its Abraham-murray. If they were showing favoritism then Ramirez would…

Comment by HandsofIron on 10-31-2015

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;16185020]Isn't he WBO number 1? [B]But I'm sure you're ok with them letting Mayweather hang onto those JMW belts until the end of eternity[/B] or giving Deontay Wilder 7 years to prepare for his Povetkin mandatory. Mayweather-Pacquaio happened.…

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