Top Rank on ESPN – Ramirez vs Imam With Lotierzo – Hall of Fame promoters Bob Arum and Don King will resume one of boxing’s fiercest rivalries when the fighters they respectively guide, top-rated contenders Jose Ramirez (21-0-0, 16 KOs) and Amir “Young Master” Imam (21-1-0, 18 KOs), collide for the vacant WBC super lightweight world title.
Ramirez vs. Imam will headline a St. Patrick’s Day extravaganza, Saturday, March 17, at The Theater of the “Mecca of Boxing,” Madison Square Garden. The Ramirez – Imam world championship event will be televised live and exclusively at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Elsewhere on the card, undefeated Ukrainian Oleksandr Gvozdyk (14-0-0, 12 KOs) meets France’s Mehdi Amar (34-5-2, 16 KOs) for the vacant WBC world light heavyweight belt.
Here our analyst Frank Lotierzo gives us his take on the important match up.
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