Sunday, September 24

Jesus Ramos saves face for Arizona fighters with 6th-round TKO in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 05: Jesus Ramos celebrates after winning a super welterweight bout against Vladimir Hernandez at Michelob ULTRA Arena on February 05, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Ramos won by sixth-round TKO.  (Photo by Joe Buglewicz/Getty Images)

Jesús Ramos is pushing to be the next boxing champion from Arizona, and he took a step in the right direction with Saturday night’s TKO of Vladimir Hernandez in the FOX Premier Boxing Champions Keith Thurman-Mario Barrios pay-per-view event at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas.

Ramos, 20, let loose with a barrage of punches in the sixth round that rocked Hernandez and forced a stoppage of the the 2:21 mark. Ramos appeared to be winning regardless, but the Casa Grande native finished off his opponent,

Ramos landed a mighty jab to Hernandez’ head, then covered up well in the fifth round to keep Hernandez from hurting him. Ramos moved to 18-0 with 15 knockouts, and moved closer to top contender status in a division full of high quality fighters, super welterweights.

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