09 Apr 2016

Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez becomes first Mexican super middleweight world champion

Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (34-0 24KOs) became the first Mexican super middleweight champion as he  defeated “King” Arthur Abraham (44-5) for the WBO super middleweight title which served as the co-main event for Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley from Las Vegas, NV at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.   Ramirez who dominated from

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07 Apr 2016

Pacquiao-Bradley III fight purses announced

Per Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports, Manny Pacquiao will make 7,000,000 for his bout on Saturday night at the MGM Grand whereas Tim Bradley will make a whopping 4,000,000 dollars. The number is dramatically lower than previous Pacquiao fights of the past, but still a very high number.   The

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07 Apr 2016

Pacquiao-Bradley III #NoTrump undercard press conference

WBO super middleweight world champion Arthur Abraham, undefeated contenders Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez, Óscar Valdez and Jose Ramírez, former world champion Evgeny Gradovich and rugged veteran Manny Perez hosted their final press conference on Thursday for Saturday’s Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley pay-per-view undercard as well as Floyd Mayweather Sr. trained fighter, Devin

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20 Jan 2016

Pacquiao-Bradley III pay-per-view undercard announced

As many might know by now Manny Pacquiao will face Timothy Bradley for the third time on April 9th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV. The televised undercard portion of the pay-per-view will feature a co-main event between WBO super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham defending his belt against

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14 Jan 2016

Sauerland wins purse bid for Abraham-Ramirez title fight

Team Sauerland won the WBO purse bid to stage the fight between WBO super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham (44-4, 29 KOs) and undefeated mandatory challenger Gilberto Ramirez (33-0, 24 KOs). The winning bid was $1,563,057, edging out Top Rank’s bid of $1.5 million. The proposed date of WBO championship fight

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06 Jan 2016

Arthur Abraham-Gilberto Ramirez purse bid set for Friday

Although Team Sauerland, promoter of super middleweight titlist Arthur Abraham (44-4, 29 KOs), who has only lost once since getting beat all around in the Super Six tournament and Top Rank the promoter of mandatory challenger Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (33-0, 24 KOs) are negotiating the fight it looks more and more like

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21 Nov 2015

Ramirez, Rodriguez win on TruTV

Super middleweight contender Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (33-0, 24 KOs) made it look easy with a ten-round unanimous decision victory over Gevorg Khatchikian, (23-2, 11 KOs) in the main event of truTV’s MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout series at the Cosmopolitan Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Ramirez won every second of the

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20 Nov 2015

Weights from Las Vegas, NV (Top Rank Promotions)

Venue: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas TV: truTV Gilberto Ramirez 167.5 vs. Gevorg Khatchikian (WBO International super middleweight title) Saul Rodriguez 131 vs. Ivan Najera 134.6 Casey Ramos 132 vs. Adones Aguelo 132 Konstantin Ponomarev 150 vs. Ramses Agaton 147.8 Oleksandr Gvozdyk 174.5 vs. Cleiton Conceicao 176.5 Toka Kahn Clary

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28 Sep 2015

Notes from the weekend

This weekend was a weird one with a lot of boxing going on, but not a lot of the fights making their way to U.S. airwaves. Former heavyweight title challenger Derek Chisora (22-5, 14 KOs) scored a one-sided ten round decision, but that’s about it as the former heavyweight contender

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27 Jun 2015

Ramirez and Magdaleno win on truTV card

Highly touted super middleweight contender Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (32-0, 24 KOs) scored a dominant ten round unanimous decision over Derek “The Black Lion” Edwards (27-5-1, 14 KOs) aka “the guy who beat Badou Jack” on Friday night at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. Ramirez did what was expected as

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