Ramirez - Vasquez Headline "CMX Boxeo de Campeones" 20th Show
10.26.04 - Now into its fourth full month of production, “CMX Boxeo de Campeones” – presented by CMXsports and promoted by Guilty Boxing, celebrates a milestone 20th show when it returns October 29, from The Orleans Hotel & Casino, in Las Vegas, NV. JAIRO RAMIREZ and Texas lightweight champion GABRIEL VASQUEZ go mano-a-mano in the 10-round lightweight main event. Combined, their records are an impressive 26-4 -- a winning percentage of 87%.
Article posted on 26.10.2004
Boxing fans from around the world can catch all the action via a live internet stream, and access the replay, at www.cmxsports.com for a monthly subscription fee of just $4.95. The series airs live every Friday night, beginning at 11 P.M. ET / 8 P.M. PT. Subscribers are also able to access archived fight footage and get behind-the-scenes interviews, previews and articles. The broadcasts will be available in English and Spanish. Newly elected World Boxing Hall of Fame inductee, “The Colonel” Bob Sheridan, a veteran of more than 750 world title fight broadcasts, and former NFL All-Pro kicker and veteran sports announcer Benny Ricardo, will be handling the English broadcast -- “CMX Champions of Boxing” -- blow-by-blow and color commentary, respectively. The Spanish language feed will feature former five-time world champion Manuel Medina providing the color commentary. Boxing historian Bert Randolph Sugar, former editor of The Ring and Boxing Illustrated, and the author of more than 50 books, is CMXsports’ Senior Boxing Analyst, At-Large, providing weekly columns to the CMXsports website and commentary to the broadcasts. Sugar’s column – “Sugar ‘N Spice” -- appears every Friday at CMXsports.com! “CMX Champions of Boxing,” is also televised on BEN Television, a free to air channel that covers all-over the Great Britain and Ireland markets and reaches more than seven million homes on the BSKYB platform on channel 184 Electronic Programme Guide in the UK alone. BEN Television also reaches out to Western Europe and North Africa collectively reaching more than 30 million satellite accessible digital homes.
Ramirez has won five of his last six bouts – four by knockout. He returns to the ring on the heels of his first-round KO victory of former Mexican featherweight champion Julio César Sánchez, which was broadcast live on “CMX Boxeo de Campeones,” July 9, from The Gold Coast Hotel & Casino.
Vasquez enters the fight enjoying a four-bout winning streak and has won seven of his last eight bouts. He captured the Texas State lightweight title last year, winning a unanimous decision over Gilbert Salinas. He returns to the ring fresh from successfully defending that title this summer, winning a unanimous decision over Rogelio Barron.
The action-packed undercard is headlined by a 10-round super bantamweight bout between Cornelius Lock,13-1-1 (9 KOs), from Detroit, MI, against Cristobal Cruz, 27-8-1 (16 KOs), from Tijuana, Mexico. The undercard will also feature a battle of undefeated super lightweights, Avelino Chavez, 11-0 (7 KOs), from Las Vegas, NV, and Nelson Estupinan, 9-0 (8 KOs), from El Paso, TX, in and eight-round brawl. Chavez returns to The Orleans, where he made his “CMX Boxeo de Campeones” debut on June 4, winning a unanimous decision over Anthony Bowman. Estupinan has knocked out his last two opponents – both broadcast by “CMX Boxeo de Campeones” from The Orleans – Simon Ruvalcaba, July 30, and Juan Carlos García, September 17, in the fifth and sixth rounds, respectively. Undefeated cruiserweight Dewey Cooper, 11-0-2 (7 KOs), from Las Vegas, NV, will risk his unblemished record against Alex Conte Lartelier, 2-1-1, from Santa Monica, CA. Southpaw Cooper returns to the ring fresh from his October 1 first-round TKO victory of Carl Gathright, which was broadcast on “CMX Boxeo de Campeones” from the Gold Coast Hotel & Casino.
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