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01 Jan 2019

Northern (and Central) California Fighter of the Year: Jose Ramirez

With the retirement of Andre Ward, the biggest fights in California taking place in Northern and Central California take place with WBC super lightweight world champion Jose Ramirez. Ramirez, who has spent the majority of his career fighting in Fresno, CA, a short drive from his hometown of Avenal, Ca,

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10 Sep 2018

Gabe Flores Jr makes ESPN debut on Friday fight in Fresno, Ca

Gabriel Flores Jr., the 18-year-old phenom and former U.S. amateur standout, will make his ESPN debut on Friday, Sept. 14 as part of the world championship card headlined by Jose Ramirez’s WBC super lightweight title defense against Antonio Orozco at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California, as part of

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27 May 2018

Jose Ramirez talks about July 7th bout with Danny O’Connor

WBC super lightweight champion Jose Ramirez talks about his return to the ring on July 7th in his home region of Fresno, CA, as Ramirez has consistently sold-out the Save Mart Center for years, but will now bring a world title with him for his first title defense. Ramirez also talks

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Top Rank Boxing Returns to Fresno May 26th
11 May 2018

Boxing Returns to Fresno, CA on May 26th

by Taylor Johnson Top Rank Inc returns to the home of boxing in California at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Ca, the place where Jose Ramirez has continuously sold-out the arena for years and years, as IBF super flyweight world champion Jerwin Ancajas takes on Jonas Sultan in a battle

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15 Mar 2018

Jose Ramirez vs. Amir Imam Final Press Conference Quotes

Jose Ramirez and Amir Imam will be fighting for history. Ireland’s Michael “Mick” Conlan is ready to impress. Ramirez (21-0, 16 KOs), from Avenal, Calif., will face Imam (21-1, 18 KOs) for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Lightweight title, marking the 2,000th world title bout in the WBC’s 55-year

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22 Dec 2017

Northern (and Central) California fighter of the year: Jose Ramirez

Jose Ramirez can sell a lot of tickets and when you do that astute fight fans will become impatient to see just how good the fighter is or even worse assume the fighter is being protected, because of their profit margin for the promoter. Ramirez, who has been selling out

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30 Apr 2017

Jose Ramirez, Gabriel Flores Jr featured on May 5th card in Reno, Nevada

2012 U.S. Olympian, Jose Ramirez (19-0 14KOs) who has spent his years as a professional at the famed Wild Card Boxing Gym in Los Angles, Ca, will return against Jake Giuriceo (20-5-1 5KOs) of Youngstown, Ohio on May 5th at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, Nevada . Ramirez, who is currently on

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photo: Julio C. Sanchez
12 Mar 2017

Notes from Andy Vences, Daniel Valdivia Lemoore fight card

UNDERSTANDING A DEVELOPMENTAL FIGHT Andy Vences (18-0 10KOs) fought one of his toughest foes on Friday, March 10th at Tachi Palace in Lemoore, CA against Angel Hernandez (14-8-1 8KOs), who to the outside looking in, had a pedestrian record. Hernandez, a seasoned ten-round fighter, knew how to pace himself for

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23 Nov 2016

Jose Ramirez returns next week in Fresno, Ca

WBC Continental Americas champion and undefeated hometown champion Jose Ramirez (18-0, 13 KOs) will take on his toughest most rugged opponent Gabriel ‘Tito’ Bracero (24-3, 5 KOs) of Brooklyn, N.Y. to headline a Top Rank championship event at the Save Mart Center on Friday, December 2. Bracero who scored the

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Photo: Mikey Williams / Top Rank
12 Sep 2016

Results from Lemoore, CA – Andy Ruiz Jr wins atop stacked card

Heavyweight Andy Ruiz (27-0, 17 KOs) scored a ten round unanimous decision over Franklin Lawrence (21-3-2, 16 KOs) on Saturday night before a sold out crowd of over 3,000 outdoors at the Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino in Lemoore, California. Ruiz got a workman like decision as he fought a

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