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Eduardo Ramirez News
The Cuban boxing legend delivers highlight-reel KO to win the WBA Middleweight World title.
The WBC & IBF World Welterweight Champion proves he's still the top dog with an impressive victory against an elite opponent Saturday night on FOX Sports PPV.
Pair of undefeated 126-pound prospects from Cuba and Mexico can't settle national score in 10-round battle Tuesday night in Sin City.
Eduardo Ramirez Fights
Win vs Isaac Avelar 17-2-0
May 01, 2021 • Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, California
Edurado Ramirez WINS against Isaac Avelar by KO in Round 3 of 12
Win vs Miguel Flores 25-4-0
Dec 05, 2020 • AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Edurado Ramirez WINS against Miguel Flores by KO in Round 5 of 12
WIN vs Leduan Barthelemy 16-2-1
Nov 23, 2019 • MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Leduan Barthelemy LOSES to Eduardo Ramirez by TKO in Round 4 of 10
Loss vs Claudio Marrero 25-5-0
Jun 29, 2019 • NRG Arena, Houston, Texas, USA
Eduardo Ramirez LOSES to Claudio Marrero by UD in Round 12 of 12
WIN vs Bryan De Gracia 24-1-1
Mar 02, 2019 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Bryan De Gracia LOSES to Eduardo Ramirez by TKO in Round 9 of 12
Win vs Carlos Jacobo 21-18-1
Nov 30, 2018 • Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Carlos Jacobo by TKO in Round 1 of 8
LOSS vs Lee Selby 28-3-0
Dec 09, 2017 • Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Hackney Wick, London, United Kingdom
Lee Selby WINS against Eduardo Ramirez by UD in Round 12 of 12
Draw vs Leduan Barthelemy 16-2-1
Sep 26, 2017 • Cannery Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
Leduan Barthelemy DRAWS with Eduardo Ramirez by DR in Round 10 of 10
Win vs Guillermo Osvaldo Soloppi 22-15-2
May 13, 2017 • Centro de Convenciones, Punta del Este, Uruguay
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Guillermo Osvaldo Soloppi by UD in Round 8 of 8
WIN vs Edivaldo Ortega 24-0-1
Dec 03, 2016 • Polideportivo Centenario, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Edivaldo Ortega LOSES to Eduardo Ramirez by UD in Round 10 of 10
Win vs Alan Salazar 7-2-0
Jul 02, 2016 • Gimnasio Municipal "Jose Neri Santos", Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Alan Salazar by UD in Round 6 of 6
Win vs Misael Buitimea 0-0-0
Feb 13, 2016 • Centro de Usos Multiples, Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Misael Buitimea by TKO in Round 3 of 6
Win vs Eleazar Valenzuela 12-2-2
Sep 19, 2015 • Centro de Usos Multiples, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Eleazar Valenzuela by UD in Round 6 of 6
Win vs Jesus Quintero 17-10-3
Jul 25, 2015 • Polideportivo Centenario, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Jesus Quintero by UD in Round 8 of 8
Win vs Alem Robles 8-7-2
May 23, 2015 • Polideportivo Centenario, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Alem Robles by UD in Round 8 of 8
WIN vs Roman Morales 19-0-0
Mar 21, 2015 • Palenque de la Feria Mesoamericana, Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico
Roman Morales LOSES to Eduardo Ramirez by UD in Round 9 of 9
Win vs Jose Eduardo Poom 0-0-0
Feb 14, 2015 • Palenque de la Expo Gan, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Jose Eduardo Poom by RTD in Round 2 of 6
Win vs Rafael Reyes 15-2-0
Sep 20, 2014 • Estadio de Beisbol, Guamuchil, Sinaloa, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Rafael Reyes by TKO in Round 6 of 8
Win vs Miguel Armando Martinez 3-0-1
Apr 11, 2014 • Ingenio Azucarero, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Miguel Armando Martinez by TKO in Round 6 of 6
No Contest vs Saul Hermosillo 5-9-0
Mar 14, 2014 • Gimnasio Manuel Lira, Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez Saul Hermosillo by NC in Round 7 of 8
Draw vs Jesus Quintero 15-9-2
Nov 29, 2013 • Ingenio Azucarero, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez DRAWS with Jesus Quintero by PTS in Round 8 of 8
Win vs Miguel Angel Rodriguez Toledo 4-7-2
Aug 30, 2013 • Solidaid, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Miguel Angel Rodriguez Toledo by UD in Round 0 of 8
Win vs Edgar Bustillos 0-4-1
Jun 15, 2012 • Salon Forum, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Edgar Bustillos by UD in Round 4 of 4
Win vs Wilbert Ortiz 3-7-0
Mar 03, 2012 • Gimnasio German Evers, Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Wilbert Ortiz by TKO in Round 2 of 4
Win vs Gregorio Cortez 3-5-0
Feb 03, 2012 • Arena Union, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Gregorio Cortez by UD in Round 4 of 4
Win vs Edgar Bustillos 0-3-0
Nov 19, 2011 • Estadio Centenario, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Edgar Bustillos by UD in Round 4 of 4
Draw vs Mario Munoz 9-0-0
Oct 15, 2011 • Estadio Centenario, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Mario Munoz DRAWS with Eduardo Ramirez by PTS in Round 4 of 4
Win vs Alex Robles 0-0-0
Jun 25, 2011 • Estadio Banorte, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Alex Robles by UD in Round 4 of 4
Win vs Cristian Osorio 0-16-1
Apr 29, 2011 • Polideportivo Centenario, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Cristian Osorio by TKO in Round 2 of 4
Win vs Juan Pedro Rodriguez 0-3-0
Mar 05, 2011 • Palenque de la Feria, Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Juan Pedro Rodriguez by TKO in Round 1 of 4
Win vs Francisco Amaral 0-0-0
Sep 24, 2010 • Polideportivo Centenario, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Eduardo Ramirez WINS against Francisco Amaral by UD in Round 4 of 4
Eduardo Ramirez Bio
An Anomalous Beginning
Eduardo Ramirez’s entry into pugilism is an anomaly compared to many who grew up in boxing-rich Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico—an area which has produced notable champions such as five-time titlist Fernando Montiel.
“I loved all sports, including basketball, baseball and soccer,” said Ramirez. “I didn’t really start boxing until I was 14 years old, but when I did, I fell in love immediately.”
Armed with a scrappy, grinding, yet well-schooled style out of a southpaw stance, Ramirez earned the nickname “Zurdito,” which translates into “Little Left-Hander,” from his gruelling sparring sessions with Montiel, four-division titlist Jorge Arce and two-division winner Hugo Cazares.
“Those men were extremely beneficial to my career,” said Ramirez, who turned professional after an amazingly brief amateur career during which he went 8-1-2. “I was only 16 when I started my amateur career, but when it was time to turn professional, they told me that I was ready.”
Ramirez won his professional debut by four-round unanimous decision over Francisco Amaral at 122 ¼ pounds in September 2010.
“Zurdito’s” 4-0-1 mark in 2011 comprised first- and second-round TKOs of Juan Pedro Rodriguez (March) and Christian Osorio (April) and four-round unanimous decisions over Alex Robles (June) and Edgar Bustillos (November) with a draw against then-unbeaten Mario Munoz (October) in between. Munoz entered at 9-0 (7 KOs).
Ramirez also went 4-0-1 over the course of 2012 and 2013, the former comprising four-round unanimous decisions over Gregorio Cortez (February) and Bustillos (June) with a second-round TKO of Wilbert Ortiz (March) in between.
Consecutive sixth-round TKOs of Miguel Armando Martinez (April) and Rafal Raez (September) in 2014 preceded a five-fight 2015, with Martinez entering at 3-0-1 (3 KOs).
The following year, Ramirez’s second-round TKO of Jose Eduardo Poom (February) preceded a six-round unanimous decision over Eleazar Valenzuela (September), consecutive eight-round unanimous decisions over Alem Robles (May) and Jesus Quintero (July) and another over nine rounds over Roman Morales (March), a southpaw who came in at 19-0 (10 KOs).
Ramirez went 3-0 in 2016, his third-round TKO of Miseal Buitimea (February) being followed by a six-round unanimous decision over Alan Salazar (July) and his career-first 10-round unanimous decision over Edivalgo Ortega (December), who entered at 24-0-1 (13 KOs).
Always The Underdog
Ramirez went 1-1-1 in 2017, his eight-round unanimous decision over Guillermo Osvaldo Soloppi (May) preceding a draw with talent Cuban southpaw Leduan Barthelemy (September), who entered at 13-0 (7 KOs).
Then, at 20-0-3 (7 KOs), Ramirez traveled to England to face IBF champion Lee Selby (December), who improved to 26-1 (9 KOs) following his unanimous decision victory.
“Zurdito” rebounded, however, going 3-1 over the course of his next four bouts, starting with a first-round TKOs of Carlos Jacobo (November 2018). He went 2-1 (2 KOs) in 2019 comprising a ninth-round TKO of Bryan De Gracia (March 2019), a unanimous decision loss to left-handed former champion Claudio “The Matrix” Marrero (June) and an inspiring fourth-round TKO in his rematch with Barthelemy (November), who dropped to 15-1-1 (7 KOs).
“I’d like to dedicate this fight to my deceased grandfather. This win is in memory of him,” said Ramirez, who was given just over two weeks’ notice for his return bout with Barthelemy.
“I definitely know that it was a close fight, but my corner kept telling me to keep going and going, and that’s when I caught him. I didn’t just come here to fight, I came here to do something and I did it.”
On December 5, 2020, Ramirez suffered a fifth-round TKO defeat at the hands of Miguel Flores at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. It was a back and forth war untiL Flores took over and put Ramirez away.