Fresno Media Workout Notes & Quotes: Jose Ramirez Set For Hometown Title Defense

The time is finally here for Jose Ramirez, who will make the first defense of his WBC super lightweight world title against top contender Antonio Orozco on Friday at the Save Mart Center. Ramirez (22-0, 16 KOs) was supposed to defend his title at the Save Mart Center on July 7, but the bout was canceled when Danny O'Connor was hospitalized for dehydration before the weigh-in. Orozco (27-0, 17 KOs) represents his toughest test to date.

Amir Khan Scores a Unanimous Decision Victory over Samuel Vargas

Every contest Amir ‘King’ Khan (33 – 4 – 0, 20 KO) has been in has offered fight fans thrilling entertainment, excitement, but also a sense of uncertainty and vulnerability. The welterweight showdown against Columbian, Samuel Vargas (29 – 4 – 2, 14 KO) was no different. Khan climbed back up off the canvas at the end of the second round, after initially dropping Vargas in the same round with a blistering combination within the first twenty seconds. Khan eventually claimed a wide unanimous points decision victory, despite not portraying his best performance and definitely not sending shock waves to other elite potential opponents at welterweight.

Amanda Serrano Makes History in Brooklyn

At the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Puerto Rico’s Amanda ‘The Real Deal” Serrano (35-1-1, 26 KOs) made boxing history by becoming the first female boxer to win a world title in six different weight classes. Serrano joins boxing greats Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao as the only boxers to have held titles in six separate divisions.