He hasn’t got a massive profile outside of Mexico and North America just yet but red-hot Mexican prospect Gilberto Ramirez takes one more step toward his world title ambitions when he clashes with Derek Edwards tomorrow night on Trutv in the US – sadly the fight hasn’t been picked up by a UK broadcaster. Continue reading
truTV and Top Rank will exclusively present the MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV, a live primetime boxing series on Friday, June 26, at 10 p.m. ET from the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. The new boxing series, produced in association with Turner Sports and HBO Sports, will feature a 10-round bout for the WBO International Super Middleweight title between undefeated southpaw champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (31-0-0, 24 KOs) of Sinaloa, Mexico and Derek “The Black Lion” Edwards (27-4-1, 14 KOs) of Las Vegas. Additionally, southpaw Diego Magdaleno (27-1-0, 11 KOs) of Las Vegas will meet Puerto Rico’s Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez (24-1-0, 19 KOs) in a 12-round bout for the vacant WBO International Lightweight championship. Continue reading
Undefeated Mexican knockout artist GILBERTO “Zurdo” RAMIREZ, the No. 2 world-rated super middleweight contender with the matinee idol looks, will headline an all-action card on Friday, June 26, at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, TX. Ramirez will be taking on DERECK “The Black Lion” EDWARDS in a 10- round super middleweight bout which will be televised live on The MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV® at 10:00 p.m. ET. The live boxing series is presented by truTV and Top Rank®, and produced in association with HBO Sports®. Find truTV on YOUR TV: http://trutvishere.com/ Continue reading
Undefeated No. 2-world-rated super middleweight contender GILBERTO “Zurdo” RAMIREZ and two-time Mexican Olympian and undefeated featherweight knockout artist ÓSCAR VALDEZ will headline an exciting boxing card, Saturday, November 15, at San Antonio’s Alamodome. Continue reading
Undefeated No. 2-world-rated super middleweight contender GILBERTO “Zurdo” RAMIREZ and two-time Mexican Olympian and undefeated featherweight knockout artist ÓSCAR VALDEZ will headline an exciting boxing card, Saturday, November 15, at San Antonio’s Alamodome. Ramirez, of Mazatlan, Mexico, will be defending his NABF and WBO International super middleweight titles in a 10-round battle against four-time world title challenger FULGENCIO ZUNIGA of Barranquilla, Colombia. Valdez, of Nogales, Mexico, will battle one-time world title challenger ALBERTO GARZA of Mexico City in an eight-round featherweight rumble. Both fights will be televised live on HBO Latino, beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading
Two-time Chinese Olympic gold medallist and national icon ZOU SHIMING and undefeated Top-Five world-rated super middleweight contender GILBERTO “Zurdo” RAMIREZ will headline Champions of Gold – championship boxing’s return to The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena. Promoted by Top Rank® and Sands China Ltd., in association with Tecate, All Star Boxing, Caribe Promotions and Foreman Boys Promotions, the Zou Shiming / Gilberto Ramirez boxing doubleheader will take place Saturday, July 19, and will be televised via same-day delay on HBO2, beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading
The City of Glendale is known as the “Jewel City” and is one of the largest cities in Los Angeles County. This Saturday night, three young jewels of professional boxing, Gilberto Ramirez, Jessie Magdaleno, and Anton Novikov, will be on display at the Glendale Civic Auditorium. All three undefeated boxers are ranked “Top 10″ in the world in their respective weight classes.
Ramirez, from Mazatlan, Mexico, is ranked #4 in the World at Middleweight and has already amassed a 25-0 record with 20 knockouts. At 22 years old, Ramirez is currently the WBC Youth Middleweight World Champion and has defended his WBC Youth title six times. Ramirez has left the comforts of home in Mexico and taken up camp in Big Bear, a preferred destination for professional boxers due to its high altitude. vAugust 24th in Glendale marks the U.S. debut for the 6’3″ southpaw. Continue reading
Live professional boxing will return to the Glendale Civic Auditorium on Saturday, August 24, 2013.
LOS ANGELES, November 15 – El Teatro del Pueblo in Puebla, Mexico will be the place for fight fans to be this Saturday, November 17, when Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions presents a stellar doubleheader featuring the next generation of Mexican superstars which will be televised on Televisa in Mexico and FOX Deportes in the United States. Continue reading