RAMIREZ VS POSTOL Live stream online Information: They are BACK On Unified WBC and WBO Junior welterweight champion Jose Ramirez will make his rescheduled title defense against the former champion and mandatory challenger Viktor Postol on August 29. These Fighters were originally set to meet each other on the 1st of February in China. But now they will meet each other in MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada. Here we will share Ramirez vs Postol Live stream and all the relevant information regarding this bout and Where you can watch this Boxing easily.
|Event||Jose Ramirez vs Viktor Postol Boxing Bout|
|Date||Saturday, August 29, 2020|
|Time||10:00 PM ET|
|Location||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Bout Billing||Main Card|
|Weight||140 lbs (63.5 kg)|
|Title on Line||Unify WBC and WBO Junior welterweight champion|
|Belt Status Before Fight||Held by Ramirez|
|Live Stream||Watch LIVE Here|
WBC/WBO Junior Welterweight Title: Ramirez vs Postol Live info
They are previously scheduled to meet in Mission Hills Haikou resort in Haikou, China. But, after the coronavirus breakout in Wuhan was confirmed Promotional president Bob Arum officially called off the fight on January 23rd. Arum stated, “We’d have to get a location and clear date with the broadcasters. All of those things have to be done. It’s a bummer but better safe than sorry if that’s what happens.”
After much anticipation, the fight was rescheduled and relocated to the USA. Top Rank officially disclosed that the fight will take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on the 29th of August. In this regard, Postol said, “I am glad the new fight date is set. I’m already in the gym, and camp is going really well. I was ready to fight on Feb. 1 and now I’m focused on August 29.
The fight is taking place in his hometown, but that does not bother me because I have the experience to fight on away soil. I am looking forward to becoming a champion again.” The hometown hero, Ramirez states that “It is always a blessing to fight at Save Mart Center in front of my loyal fans, I prepared for Postol once, and I will be in top form August 29. My trainer, Robert Garcia, will have me ready for whatever he brings to the table. He is a former world champion who I cannot underestimate.”
The undercard of the fight will pit Jose Pedraza against Javier Molina in a 10-round bout. Jose Pedraza is a former Olympian from Puerto Rico with a win-loss record of 26-3. Pedraza’s latest defeat came at the hands of Zepada last September. Another back-to-back loss can cause a major set back for the Olympian’s career. On the other hand, Javier Molina is a 30yrs old veteran form Norwalk California. Hungry for a title shot Javier said, “With a win over Pedraza, I feel like it should definitely set me up for a title shot next. I’m excited to be on ESPN once again and continue to get that exposure. I’m just ready to go.”
Born on August 12, 1992, JOSE RAMIREZ is the current unified WBC and WBO welterweight champion. Before turning professional Ramirez won the US national amateur boxing championship, Jr. Golden Gloves National Championship and Jr. Olympic National Championship.
JOSE C. RAMIREZ a.k.a JCR was born and bred in Avenal, California. The gifted youngster turned professional boxer only at the age of 19. With fight promoter, BOB ARUM by his side Ramirez has amassed 25 victories. Ramirez won his first title as WBC Continental Americas light welterweight champion on the 5th December 2015 against Danny Garcia. He maintained his championship reign against the likes of Mike Reed and Manuel Perez. Ramirez would then go on to fight and emerge victorious against AMIR IMAM for the WBC super lightweight title belt in March 2018.
To this day, RAMIREZ remains undefeated with an astonishing record of 17 knockouts. While the fighter might be the crowd favorite, but he is not overlooking POSTOL at all. In an interview by The Ring, RAMIREZ stated that “I prepared for Postol once, and I will be in top form. My trainer, Robert Garcia, will have me ready for whatever he brings to the table. He is a former world champion who I cannot underestimate.” As of November 2019, JCR is considered to be the world’s second-best active light welterweight.
Jose Ramirez is a fighter both in and out of the ring. For all he has accomplished, Ramirez remains committed to various social causes. He has fought for water rights for the farmers and has helped out and spoken out for the immigrants in his community. In 2015, JCR established a scholarship program at the Avenal High School to help the kids graduate and pursue their ambitions. He even auctioned off his fight worn outfight from the Ramirez vs. Zepeda match and donated the proceeds to benefit the Community Cancer Institute in Clovis, Calif. In September 2019 the people of Las Vegas unveiled a life-size statue of Ramirez at Las Vegas, Nevada will Historical Museum to honor all his charitable donations.
Viktor Postol (The Iceman)
The contender for RAMIREZ‘s unified WBC and WBO welterweight champion belt is the former champion VIKTOR POSTOL. This Ukrainian boxer has earned the name “THE ICEMAN” because of his astonishing 28-0 record. At the ripe of age 36, he is ranked as the world’s 4th best active light welterweight.
Postol made his debut in October 2007 at 23years of age. He earned his first regional title shot in December 2011 against Karen Tevosyan. Postol managed to claim the belt. And successfully defended it the following year.
When ‘HAMMERIN’HANK LUNDY and LUCAS MATTHYSSE’s fight fell apart due to managerial issues, Viktor Postol got his shot at the WBC International light welterweight title. In February 2013 The Iceman would fight Hank Lundy in a 12-round bout. Two judges scored the fight 116-112 and the rest scored it 116-113 for Postol making him the champion. Before vacating the belt, Postol successfully defended it against Mendez.
Viktor Postol made his American debut on 17 May 2014 on the under-card of Márquez vs. Alvarado. In February 2014 Elite Boxing Promotions made the match against Selçuk Aydın possible. In the 11th round of the bout, Postol knocked out Aydin in a stoppage-time of 2 minutes and 52 seconds. By winning the fight The Iceman secured his spot as the no. 1 contender for the WBC title.
WBC Super Lightweight Championship Previous Title Defense
When Danny Garcia decided to move up to the welterweight division the WBC light welterweight title was left vacant. After waiting for more than a year Postol got shot at the title. His patience finally paid off in October 2015. Viktor Postol was set to fight Lucas Matthysse in a 12 round bout.
Even with a record of 34 knock-outs, Matthysse came up short against The Iceman. Matthysse landed a few right blows but the Ukrainian veteran managed to outbox and out-punch him round after round.
Finally, on the 10th round, Postol nailed him with a hard-right blow and knocked him out. Postol became the WBC Light Welterweight champion with an undefeated streak.
But Postol’s undefeated streak would end in July 2016. Earlier in May, the fight between Postol and Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford was announced. Both the fighter has also signed a contract to unify the 140-pound welterweight. On that night in Las Vegas, Crawford proved why deserves to be considered as one of the best. Viktor Postol controlled the match for the first five rounds. After that Crawford dominated the game and came out on top at the MGM Grand Garden Arena via unanimous decision.
In a post-fight interview, Postol praised Crawford and his trainer Brian McIntyre by saying “I thought it was a good fight between two technicians, but he was quicker than me. He is one of the best fighters in the world. I just didn’t have the answers for him.”
According to some sources, the fight generated more than 50,000 PPV buys on HBO. After the Crawford fight, Postol was out of the ring for nearly 14 months. When reporters asked him about the reasons for his absence Postol blamed it on his manager Vadim Kornilov. Kornilov stated, “We have been looking for the right opportunities for Postol in the United States and it’s been hard to get a TV spot for a non-U.S. fighter lately. We hope to make up for it in the next year.”
On 16th September 2017, Postol made his return in his native Ukraine against the inexperienced Uzbekistani boxer Jamshidbek Najmiddinov. Postol’s time away from the almost cost as Najmiddinov floored him with a hard left hook in the 5th round of the match. Postol barely beat the count. Capitalizing on the inexperience of Najmiddinov, Viktor Postol emerged victorious via unanimous decision.
Postol conceded his second loss against the 27-year-old rising prospect named Josh Taylor. On 23rd June 2018, Josh Taylor’s WBC Silver light-welterweight belt was put on the line against Viktor Postol. Postol was considered to be the Scottish boxer’s toughest competitor. Although Postol started strong, Taylor slowly regained his control over the fight. And eventually, dropped Postol. This would cost Postol the decision and conceded the second defeat of his career.
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Ramirez vs Postol Tale Of The Tape
|Jose Carlos Ramirez|
Viktor Postol (The Iceman)
Los Angeles, California
|27 years, 8 months, 6 days|
36 years, 3 months, 2 days
Ramirez vs Postol Ticket Information
Promoted by Top Rank, in association with TGB Promotions tickets for the Ramirez vs Postol live will be priced at $206, $131, $96, $66 and $31 and will be available from Tuesday, March 10 at the Save Mart Center box office and Ticketmaster.com.
A portion of the income of Ramirez v Postol will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. In addition to that, Ramirez’s outfit for the fight night will also go on auction and the highest bidder will get a front-row seat for Ramirez vs Postol the main event.
How To Watch Ramirez vs Postol Live Stream Online
There are many ways You Can watch Postol vs Ramirez live bout online. Few of them are Discussed Below:
The WBC/WBO super lightweight world champion battle between Jose Ramirez (Sniper) and Viktor Postol (The Iceman) took a little longer than expected. But at last, the battle is going to held at the pride of California’s Central Valley on August 29, 2020, where Ramirez will defend his title against Viktor.
This super lightweight world champion of Ramirez vs Postol live will be telecast live on ESPN at 10 pm ET. The event will broadcast with the undercard bout. So, you could stream the live 10 round battle on the ESPN network.
Watch Viktor Postol vs Jose Ramirez Live Stream Free From Anywhere
ESPN will broadcast the boxing match (Postol vs Ramirez) officially but in some regions, the network is blocked due to the licensing issues. So, the people who live in those unsupported regions can’t stream the match online. However, by following some quick guide which is mention below anyone can stream the match anywhere around the world.
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Final Words And Who Will Win?
With all things considered, Ramirez vs Postol Live Fight in Ramirez clearly has the upper hand. But Postol will be much tougher to take down like Hooker or Maurice. At 36, Postol might be past his better days but has to experience in his favor. But we learned from the Crawford fight that the wind can be knocked out of Postol if he gets frustrated. Even though the fans are more excited about Ramirez vs Postol, Ramirez still needs to be in his best form if he wants to take down the Ukrainian Iceman. All in all, It is going to be a tough night at the office for Jose Ramirez.
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