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Gilberto Ramirez: Brook has no chance against Golovkin

By Dan Ambrose: WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez says he doesn’t like the September 10 fight between unbeaten IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (35-0, 32 KOs) and unbeaten welterweight Kell “Special K” Brook (36-0, 25 KOs), because he doesn’t think Brook has any chance of winning the fight. Ramirez thinks Brook will […]

Gilberto Ramirez’s hand surgery successful

By Dan Ambrose: WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez’s hand surgery has been deemed a success. The 25-year-old Ramirez had suffer on a torn ligament in his right knuckle that he suffered while training for a fight against little known German fringe contender Dominik Britsch. Ramirez was supposed to fight Britsch in the co-feature […]

Arum looking for replacement bouts for Crawford vs. Postol card

By Allan Fox: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is looking to find a suitable replacement fight to fill in for the co-feature bout on the July 23 card on HBO PPV. Terence Crawford vs. Viktor Postol is he headliner, but their previously scheduled co-feature bout between WBO upper middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez and Dominik […]

Gilberto Ramirez to miss five months with hand injury

By Allan Fox: WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (34-0, 24 KOs) suffered a hand injury this week on Tuesday during a sparring session. The injury is to the extent that Ramirez, 25, will need to pull out of his scheduled fight against challenger Dominik Britsch (32-2-1, 11 KOs) for the July 23 card […]

Gilberto Ramirez suffers hand injury, unable to fight July 23

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promotions took a big hit on Wednesday with their unbeaten fighter Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (34-0, 24 KOs) suffering a hand injury while training. The injury was bad enough for the 25-year-old Ramirez to be pulled from the July 23 fight card, where he was supposed to be defending his WBO […]

Ramirez vs. Britsch: Gilberto expects a war

By Dan Ambrose: WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez wants to give the fans a great show in his first title defense against challenger Dominic Britsch on July 23. This is an important fight for Ramirez, because he needs a victory to get to potential bigger fights this year and in 2017 against possibly […]

Arum: Gilberto Ramirez will become PPV star if he beats Golovkin

By Dan Ambrose: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum believes his fighter WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (34-0, 24 KOs) is on the cusp of superstardom. Arum will be matching the 25-year-old Ramirez against middleweight star Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (35-0, 32 KOs) in early 2017, and he believes that the 6’2” Ramirez will win […]

Callum Smith wants Gilberto Ramirez

By Scott Gilfoid: Undefeated #1 WBC Callum Smith (20-0, 15 KOs) is targeting WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (34-0, 24 KOs) as someone he would like to fight in the future. Smith, 6’3”, has a great deal of respect for the talented 6’2 ½” Ramirez, and he feels that he’s going to be […]

Gilberto Ramirez must beat Britsch to remain in Golovkin hunt

By Dan Ambrose: WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (34-0, 24 KOs) and his promoters at Top Rank are very interested in setting up a match against unbeaten middleweight Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (35-0, 32 KOs). While the fight has been talked about taking place in early 2017, there is an outside chance that we […]

Gilberto Ramirez can’t drop weight for Golovkin fight

By Dan Ambrose: WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (34-0, 24 KOs) says he cannot drop down in weight from 168 to fight IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin at a lower weight in their planned fight for early next year. Ramirez, 24, and his promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank say they cannot […]

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