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Jose Ramirez KOs Maurice Hooker to unify WBC / WBO Super Lightweight World Titles

Mission accomplished for José Ramírez. The undefeated World Boxing Council (WBC) champion arrived in enemy territory with the objective of adding the World Boxing Organization (WBO) title to his collection, and he did it.

Jose Ramírez (25-0, 17 KO's), of Avenal, Calif., blasted then-undefeated champion Maurice Hooker with a stoppage at 1:48 of the sixth round in a unification clash that took place at College Park Center. Now, Ramirez will set his sights on unifying all the belts at 140 pounds.

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.

The Champ Comes Home: Jose Ramirez to Defend WBC Super Lightweight Title Against Danny O'Connor July 7 in Fresno

Jose Ramirez, the pride of California’s Central Valley, is ready for his world championship homecoming. Ramirez, from Avenal, Calif., will make the first defense of his World Boxing Council (WBC) super lightweight title against former amateur standout and longtime contender Danny O’Connor on Saturday, July 7 at the Save Mart Center. Ramirez vs. O’Connor will be televised live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET.

Verdejo and Pedraza Make Their Return at The Garden

Tomorrow night on the untelevised undercard of Jose Ramirez’s (21-0, 16 KOs) vacant WBC 140-pound title shot against Brooklyn’s Amir Imam (21-1, 18 KOs), fans will witness the return of two of Puerto Rico’s fallen stars in Felix Verdejo (23-0, 15 KOs) and Jose Pedraza (22-1, 12 KOs). They will be featured on the card at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden.