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Top Rank Boxing Packs a Punch with latest event in Fresno

It was a night of thrills and amazing finishes as Top Rank Boxing brought an action-packed card to Fresno, California on Saturday.
The Main Event featured former unified champ Jose Ramirez, who was able to get himself another shot at the WBC junior welterweight title thanks to a victory over Richard Commey.

Things started off fast for Ramirez who landed hard body blows early in the night. Commey had some rounds where he showed his power and presence. Ultimately it was in the 11th round when Ramirez was able to find the combination to put Commey down on the mat.

Ramirez said, “It’s always hard after a layoff, but mentally I had to go back to being my old self and start strong. There came a point in my career where I got too comfortable. But this time, I started with that rhythm of being active with my punches throughout the round. And I went back to my old self.”

“I hurt him in the first round. But he’s a tough guy. Big shoutout to Commey and his team. He’s a good warrior. He took some good shots. And he picked it up in the middle of the fight, too. I heard his team motivating him, but I wanted to make a statement and show that I’m the stronger guy in there.

“I want any world champion. If Regis Prograis is serious about fighting, we can sit down and negotiate. Let’s sit down and make the fight.”

Prior to that in what was a perfect fought women’s boxing display, Seniesa ‘Super Bad’ Estrada was able to unify the WBA and WBC minimumweight world titles. Showing that one can achieve whatever dreams and goals they can achieve for themselves and that yes women can fight Estrada put on what many consider to be the most well-rounded display of boxing that has been seen.

Estrada who showed off all of her skills, switching stances, and picked the spots on the body that she had wanted to work on. The challenger Tina Rupprecht, who did a phenomenal job in her own right, just did not have enough to outbox Estrada, who is one step closer to becoming the undisputed champion of her weight class.

Super Bad had this to say after the fight, “This training camp was more mentally tough than it was physically. I showed it in the ring by sticking to my game plan and using my jab. I always want to give an entertaining fight, but I knew that with an opponent like Tina, I had to use my jab because she is a short fighter who stays very low. And when you fight fighters like that, you have to use your jab and stick to a game plan.”

“I want to tell the other champion at 105 pounds [Yokasta Valle] that I’m whooping you next. You can get it next. I am the best in this division, and I know it. I want to prove it by becoming undisputed.”

In Heavyweight action Antino Mireles was able to go the distance in defeating Patrick Mailata via a six-round split decision. There was also lightweight action as Raymond Muratalla knocked out Humberto Galindo in the ninth round.

California-native Charlie Sheehy was able to defeat Angel Rebollar with a six-round unanimous decision. Jessie James Guerrero was held to a four-round majority draw against Eduardo Alvarez.

There was also some stellar blows in the Junior Welterweight and Junior Featherweight action. Ricardo Ruvalcaba was able to knock out Marco Antonio Cardenas with a left hook to the body in the first round, in addition Subaru Murata was able to get a first-round stoppage over Jose Negrete with a left hand.

Top Rank Boxing will next be in action on April 1, as Two-Time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez takes on Isaac Dogbo in 12 rounds of action at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa.

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