Featherweight contender Jayson Velez defeated Daniel Ramirez by a unanimous decision Thursday in the LA Fight Club main event in Los Angeles.
Tijuana junior lightweight Daniel Ramirez can significantly advance his boxing career if he can upset featherweight contender Jayson Velez in tonight’s Fox Sports 1-televised “LA Fight Club” main event from the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles. Ramirez, a part-time sushi chef, spoke with RingTV.com’s Dominic Verdin.
Junior lightweights Jayson Velez and Daniel Ramirez hit the scale along with other fighters on tomorrow nights LA Fight Club card, which will take place at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Full bout sheet inside.
Jayson Velez, a native of Caguas, Puerto Rico, fighting under Miguel Cotto’s promotional banner, faces Daniel Ramirez in his first headliner on Thursday’s LA Fight Club. The unbeaten featherweight contender says he will make a statement that will prove he belongs among the elite of the deep 126-pound division.
Oscar De La Hoya, the president of Golden Boy Promotions, is scheduled to attend the June 4 edition of LA Fight Club at the historic Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles and will host a special meet and greet with fans prior to the Fox Sports 1-televised bouts from 6:00 pm to 7:00 p.m., according to a recent press release.
Unbeaten former featherweight title challenger Jayson Velez will face once-beaten prospect Daniel Ramirez in the main event of the June 4 installment of LA Fight Club at The Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, Golden Boy Promotions announced. The popular monthly series will be televised live on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes.
Terence Crawford says he’s won’t be at lightweight much longer but however long the undefeated switch-hitter remains in the 135-pound division he will be recognized as THE RING champion thanks to his one-sided unanimous decision over Ray Beltran on Saturday.
IBF featherweight titlist Evgeny Gradovich was understandably stunned as he was the recipient of a draw against Jayson Velez on Saturday night.
Photos of lightweight champion Terence Crawford’s unanimous-decision win over Raymundo Beltran and featherweight titleholder Evgeny Gradovich’s draw with Jayson Velez in Omaha.
Evgeny Gradovich remained unbeaten and made the fourth defense of his IBF featherweight title against Jayson Velez but failed to defeat the game challenger on the Terence Crawford-Raymundo Beltran undercard on Saturday in Omaha, Nebraska. Gradovich and Velez fought to a 12-round split draw.
Photos from the scales: Terence Crawford will defend his WBO lightweight title against Raymundo Beltran, with the winner also taking the vacant RING championship, plus featherweight Evgeny Gradovich will defend his IBF title against Jayson Velez.
Terence Crawford weighed 135 pounds on Friday for his WBO lightweight title defense against Raymundo Beltran, who weighed 134.8. Crawford and Beltran fight on Saturday in Omaha, Nebraska. THE RING’s vacant lightweight title will be on the line.
Could undefeated featherweight Jayson Velez defeat IBF titlist Evgeny Gradovich for his strap on Nov. 29? Velez’s trainer, Abel Sanchez certainly believes so.
With his stoppage win over Joel Brunker on Saturday, featherweight Lee Selby became the mandatory contender to Evgeny Gradovich’s IBF title.