Tag Archive | WBO

Trainer Julian Chua believes Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez is No. 1 light heavyweight in the world

Rising, young boxing trainer Julian Chua believes he’s working with the No. 1 light heavyweight in the world, 41-0 Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (27 KOs), who was Mexico’s first world super middleweight champion. Better than Artur Beterbiev, Dmitry Bivol and even Ramirez’ fellow countryman, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, if he returns to the 175-pound division in the near future. The 29-year-old Ramirez, who recently signed […]

Smith Jr – Vlasov Quotes Prior to Fight Night on Saturday

JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR. (26-3 21KO’S) is set to go to battle against MAXIM VLASOV (45-3 26KO’s) for the WBO Light Heavyweight Championship in the main event on ESPN this Saturday night (4/10). This afternoon, the two fighters met for the first time in person, at the Osage Casino, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which will […]

Joe Smith Jr Talks about his Rise in Light Heavyweight Division

This Saturday night (April 10), JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR. (26-3 21KO’S) will challenge for the vacant WBO World Light Heavyweight Title in the main event on ESPN against Russian veteran, MAXIM VLASOV (45-3 26KO’s). The fight was rescheduled from February 13, to April 10, due to Vlasov testing positive for COVID-19.  The WBO world title is up for grabs […]

Looking to add his name to Mount Rushmore of Long Island Boxing Joe Smith, Jr. Hopes to Impress April 10

When Long Island’s, JOE SMITH JR. (26-3 21KO’s) takes on Russian veteran, MAXIM VLASOV (45-3 26KO’s) for the WBO World Light Heavyweight Championship on April 10, on ESPN in Oklahoma, he has the opportunity to engrain his name among Long Island boxing royalty.  Long Island, compromised of just two counties, Nassau and Suffolk, has a strong home-grown boxing population. […]

RJJ Boxing Results from April 3 Fights

Unbeaten Mexican featherweight Alan “Lachorro” Solis captured the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight title last Friday night on the RJJ Boxing event, Roy Jones, Jr. Boxing Promotions and De La O Promotions, at Polideportivo Centenario in Los Mochia, Sonora, Mexico.  RJJ Boxing was streamed live and exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat RJJ […]

Gilberto Ramirez hunting undefeated Russian light heavyweight world champion

Former world super middleweight champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (41-0, 27 KOs) is on the hunt and his targets are undefeated Russians, Artur Beterbiev and Dmitry Bivol, respectively, the reigning WBC/IBF and WBA Super light heavyweight World champions. The 29-year-old Ramirez, who recently signed an exclusive promotional contract with Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions, is currently ranked No. 4 and […]

RJJ Boxing back in Mexico April 1st

RJJ Boxing on UFC FIGHT PASS® returns to Mexico for the first time in 2021 on Thursday, April 1st – no April Fool’s jokes – presented by Roy Jones, Jr. Boxing Promotions and De La O Promotions, at Polideportivo Centenario, Los Mochia, Sonora, Mexico A pair of Latino title fights will showcase a quartet of […]