Ramirez slips by Postol to retain titles

It took some work over the course of twelve rounds, but the champion from Avenal California got through it. Jose Carlos Ramirez retained the WBC and WBO super lightweight titles with a majority decision win over former WBC champion Viktor Postol with scores of 114-114, 115-113 and 116-112. Ramirez is now 26-0 and Postol falls to 31-3 after coming into the bout with a two … Continue reading Ramirez slips by Postol to retain titles

Ramirez-Postol scheduled for May 9th at Fresno

Unified champion Jose Ramirez will finally make his first defense of the WBO title that he won over Maurice Hooker last year when he takes on former world champion Viktor Postol on May 9th at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. Ramirez (25-0, 17 KOs) is the WBC and WBO super lightweight champion, and he was slated to fight Viktor Postol on February 1st in … Continue reading Ramirez-Postol scheduled for May 9th at Fresno

Ramirez-Postol postponed

The unified super lightweight title fight between Jose Ramirez and Viktor Postol scheduled for February 1st has been postponed until a later date. Because of the outbreak of the coronavirus in China, Top Rank Chairman Bob Arum decided not to hold the event at Mission Hills Haikou in Hainan, China for the safety of his fighters. “The health and safety of our fighters and everyone … Continue reading Ramirez-Postol postponed

Taylor wins decision over Prograis

It was a good battle between two southpaws, but one fighter just did a little bit more to pull out the win. Josh Taylor (16-0, 12 KOs) used his jab early, scored a few power shots on the inside, and dealt with a swollen right eye in the late rounds to defeat Regis Prograis (24-1, 20 KOs) by majority decision (114-114, 115-113, 117-112) to retain … Continue reading Taylor wins decision over Prograis