Former unified world champion in light welterweight (up to 63.5 kg) American Jose Ramirez (27-1, 17 KOs) will have his next fight on March 25 in Fresno (USA) against the former world champion in the lightweight category (up to 61.2 kg). ) Richard Commey (30-4-1, 27 KOs) from Ghana. According to information
ESPNthe boxers have already agreed to the fight, and their teams have successfully negotiated the details of the deal.
Recall that Ramirez was offered a guaranteed fight for the WBC title against the current champion Regis Prograis, but Jose refused, explaining his decision by unfair, in his opinion, division of the prize fund, according to which Prograis, as a champion, is entitled to 65% of the fee “pie. Ramirez was left with 35%, while he insisted either on an equal division or on the formula “45/45 plus the remaining 10% to the winner.”
- Ramirez named the amount for which he will fight with Prograis
After losing to Josh Taylor for the undisputed championship in 2021, Ramirez returned in 2022 with a points victory over Jose Pedraza in March and never entered the ring again.
Commey has won just one win in his last four fights, knocking out Jackson Marines in February 2021. Before that, he was knocked out by Teofimo Lopez in two rounds, and then lost to Vasily Lomachenko on points and tied the meeting with Pedraza in August 2022.