The Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) world champions ÓSCAR port and GILBERTO “Zurdo” RAMIREZ can headline and exciting world championship event on Friday, Sept twenty-two, at Tucson Arena (260 South Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701.)
Oscar port (22-0, 19 KOs), a double Mexican Olympian with robust roots in Tucson, are going to be defensive his WBO featherweight title against the WBO’s No. four world-rated challenger GENESIS SERVANIA (29-0, 12 KOs), of Bacolod town, Philippines.
The WBO super middleweight champion Ramirez (35-0, 24 KOs), from Mazatlan United Mexican States, can withstand No. one rival and obligatory contender JESSE “Hard Work” HART (22-0, 18 KOs), of Philadelphia, PA.
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Both world championship fights will be televised live and exclusively at 10:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN and ESPN Deportes and stream live on the ESPN app.
Ramírez (35-0, 24 KOs), a two-fisted super middleweight wrecking machine who hails from Mazatlán, México, made history in the co-main event to the Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley welterweight pay-per-view on April 9, 2016, when he became México’s first fighter to win a super middleweight world title.
Entering the fight as the top world-rated contender, Ramirez gave a virtuoso performance over the defending WBO champion Arthur Abraham. All three judges scored it as a 120-108 blitzkrieg. “I took him to Méxican boxing school,” a jubilant Ramírez boasted as he put on the world championship belt .
A sensational young champion, Ramírez, 26, had been scheduled to make his first title defense in July 2016, but a training camp injury to his right hand followed by surgery and rest sidelined him for the remainder of the year. He returned to on April 22, winning a unanimous decision over Top-10 contender and one-time world title challenger Max “Tiger” Bursak.
Hart (22-0, 18 KOs), the son of Philadelphia boxing legend Eugene “Cyclone” Hart, has transformed from a sensational prospect into a hot contender.
The WBO World Championship of the World Gilberto Ramirez vs Jesse Hart Full Fight – Sept 22, 2017
Trained by his father, the highly-rated middleweight contender of the late ’60s and early ’70s, the younger Hart, at age 28, enters this fight having won nine of his last 10 bouts by way of knockout.
He captured the NABO and USBA super middleweight titles in 2015, knocking out Mike Jimenez in the sixth-round.
He successfully defended those titles four times during his two-year reign, including a fifth-round stoppage of Alan Campa on April 8, en route to his No. 1 world ranking by the WBO.