José Ramírez (boxer)

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José Ramírez
Statistics
Real nameJosé Carlos Ramírez
Weight(s)Light welterweight
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Reach72.5 in (184 cm)
NationalityAmerican
Born (1992-08-12) August 12, 1992 (age 26)
Avenal, California, U.S.
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights23
Wins23
Wins by KO16
Losses0

José Carlos Ramírez (born August 12, 1992) is an American professional boxer who fights at light welterweight. As an amateur he was the number one rated lightweight in the United States and represented the U.S at the 2012 Olympics.[1]

Amateur career[edit]

Ramírez won the United States national amateur boxing championships Lightweight tournament at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He's also a Jr. Golden Gloves National Champion, two-time Jr. Olympic National Champion, and a two-time Ringside World Champion. His family currently lives in Avenal, California where he's lived all his life. Jose qualified to represent the United States at the 2012 Olympics by defeating 2008 Olympian Raynell Williams 21-16 in the finals of the 2012 United States Olympic Boxing Trials.[2] Ramírez beat Rachid Azzedine and then lost to Fazliddin Gaibnazarov at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Ramirez turned professional in 2012 and amassed 21 consecutive victories before facing and defeating Amir Imam for the vacant WBC super lightweight title.

He is promoted by Bob Arum.[4]

Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional record summary
23 fights 23 wins 0 losses
By knockout 16 0
By decision 7 0
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
23 Win 23–0 Mexico Antonio Orozco UD 12 Sep 14, 2018 United States Save Mart Center, Fresno, California, U.S. Retained WBC light welterweight title
22 Win 22–0 United States Amir Imam UD 12 Mar 17, 2018 United States The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, U.S. Won vacant WBC light welterweight title
21 Win 21–0 United States Mike Reed KO 2 (10), 1:43 Nov 11, 2017 United States Save Mart Center, Fresno, California, U.S. Retained WBC Continental Americas light welterweight title
20 Win 20–0 United States Jake Giuriceo TKO 2 (10), 2:10 May 5, 2017 United States Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, Nevada, U.S.
19 Win 19–0 Burkina Faso Issouf Kinda KO 6 (10), 0:58 Dec 2, 2016 United States Save Mart Arena, Fresno, California, U.S. Retained WBC Continental Americas light welterweight title
18 Win 18–0 Dominican Republic Tomas Mendez KO 4 (10), 0:53 Jul 9, 2016 United States Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino, Lemoore, California, U.S. Retained WBC Continental Americas light welterweight title
17 Win 17–0 United States Manuel Pérez UD 10 Apr 9, 2016 United States MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S. Retained WBC Continental Americas light welterweight title
16 Win 16–0 United States Johnny Garcia UD 8 Dec 5, 2015 United States Save Mart Arena, Fresno, California, U.S. Won WBC Continental Americas light welterweight title
15 Win 15–0 Japan Ryusei Yoshida RTD 3 (8), 3:00 Jul 18, 2015 Macau Cotai Arena, Macau, SAR
14 Win 14–0 United States Robert Frankel KO 5 (8), 2:18 May 9, 2015 United States Selland Arena, Fresno, California, U.S.
13 Win 13–0 Mexico Antonio Arellano TKO 6 (6), 2:50 Dec 13, 2014 United States Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
12 Win 12–0 United States David Rodela KO 1 (8), 0:50 Oct 25, 2014 United States Selland Arena, Fresno, California, U.S.
11 Win 11–0 United States Alfred Romero UD 8 Aug 2, 2014 United States Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
10 Win 10–0 Mexico Jesus Selig KO 2 (6), 0:44 May 17, 2014 United States Selland Arena, Fresno, California, U.S.
9 Win 9–0 United States Boyd Henley TKO 2 (6), 2:32 Mar 29, 2014 United States Texas Station Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
8 Win 8–0 Puerto Rico Javier Perez TKO 1 (6), 2:32 Feb 1, 2014 United States Laredo Energy Arena, Laredo, Texas, U.S.
7 Win 7–0 United States Erick Hernandez Perez KO 1 (6), 0:47 Nov 9, 2013 United States West Hills College, Lemoore, California, U.S.
6 Win 6–0 United States Daniel Calzada UD 4 Sep 28, 2013 United States StubHub Center, Carson, California, U.S.
5 Win 5–0 United States Mike Maldonado TKO 1 (6), 1:06 Aug 17, 2013 United States Laredo Energy Arena, Laredo, Texas, U.S.
4 Win 4–0 Puerto Rico Christopher Williams TKO 1 (4), 1:30 Jun 29, 2013 United States WinStar Casino, Thackerville, Oklahoma, U.S.
3 Win 3–0 United States Antonio Martinez UD 4 Apr 27, 2013 United States Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas, U.S.
2 Win 2–0 United States Charlie Dubray TKO 1 (4), 1:06 Mar 30, 2013 United States Mandalay Bay Events Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
1 Win 1–0 United States Corey Seigwarth TKO 1 (4), 2:05 Dec 8, 2012 United States MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S. Professional debut

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-02. Retrieved 2013-08-02.
  2. ^ "Boxer Warren makes third Olympic boxing team".
  3. ^ "USA Boxing Star Jose Ramirez Wins First Fight At Olympics".
  4. ^ "Jose Ramirez creating a unique boxing identity".

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Amateur boxing titles
Previous:
Duran Caffero Jr.
U.S. lightweight champion
2010, 2011, 2012
Next:
Kenneth Sims Jr.
World boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Terence Crawford
WBC light welterweight champion
March 17, 2018 - present
Incumbent