Welterweight contender Abel Ramos will face Luke Santamaria in a 10-round match titled PBC action live on FOX and FOX Deportes on Saturday, February 5 from the Michelob ULTRA Arena at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
The show on FOX begins at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT and features all-action ultralightweight competitors Ryan “Cowboy” Karl and Omar “El Relámpago.” Juarez fought in the 10th round in the co-main event.
The FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View event kicks off at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT and pits former heavyweight world champion Keith “One Time” Thurman against the former champion Mario “El Azteca” Barrios super lightweight world, and also features four-division world champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz against Keenan “Bedo” Carbajal in the co-main event. Plus, Jesus “Mono” Ramos clashed with Vladimir Hernandez in a super heavyweight bout in round 10 and two-division champion Luis Nery will face undefeated Carlos Castro in the opener in round 10.
Abel Ramos was originally scheduled to play for Josesito Lopez in the FOX Sports Pay-Per-View event, but Lopez was injured in training camp and was forced to withdraw. Jesus Ramos vs. Hernandez replaced the match between Abel Ramos and Josesito Lopez in the pay-per-view lineup.
Ticket for the live event, promoted by TGB Promotion, currently discounted and available at axs.com.
Ramos (27-4-2, 21 KOs) is part of a boxing family in Casa Grande, Arizona that includes his nephew, rising undefeated contender Jesus Ramos. 30-year-old Ramos has built a reputation as a boxer who doesn’t back down from fights and gives his best. He turned the tables on Omar Figueroa, Jr. when he hit his leg and forced Figueroa to give up his seat in his final bout on May 1. He also suffered a decisive defeat to welterweight world champion Yordenis Ugas and put on a show. flair for drama as he scored a TKO goal against Bryant Perrella in the weak seconds of their battle in 2020.
The 24-year-old Santamaría (12-2-1, 7 KOs) stepped into the ring after a unanimous decision against former two-division champion Devon Alexander last August. Santamaria had previously rejected a decision to pick top prospect Paul Kroll in October 2020, after his August 2020 win over veteran contender Mykal Fox saw him take out Fox in the first round in a match. their war. The Garden Grove, California native also has decisive power over Willie Jones and a draw against Marquis Taylor in his 2019 runs. Santamaría has gone undefeated in 10 games since his first loss before facing Kroll, with his only loss being the decisive four in his third game in 2015.
Known for his tight action style, Karl (19-3, 12 KOs) bounced back from his 2020 defeat to former world champion Mario Barrios in August, when he beat Edgar Ramirez by decision. position in their eight-round match. 30-year-old Milano, of Texas, has won a total of four of his last five matches and secured a decisive win over Kareem Martin in a knockout against Kevin Watts to avenge one of his losses. he.
22-year-old Juarez (12-1, 5 KOs) returned to the winning streak in September, beating Jairo Lopez on his way to a decisive unanimous victory. Juarez is back from losing to All Rivera in a thrilling match in June 2021. Born in Brownsville, Texas, Juarez is a popular amateur athlete who has made waves off the floor. fought by dedicating himself to the youth of the state through his motivational speech and received recognition from the Texas State Senate and Texas House of Representatives for his efforts.
In the non-television action, undefeated super-lightweight Kent Cruz (16-0-1, 10 KOs) and Enriko Gogokhia (13-0.8 KOs) meet in an eight-round bout, the lightweight prospect Anthony Cuba (2-0-1, 1 KO) took on fellow undefeated Jose Gonzalez (3-0, 3 KOs) in a sixth round and the undefeated weightlifter John Rincon (5-0, 2 KOs) thrashed. lead in six innings.
Rounding out the lineup will be the sons of former two-time world champion Fernando Vargas entering the ring, as Fernando Vargas Jr. (4-0.4 KO) entered a middleweight bout, while Amado Vargas (3-0, 2 KO) played a featherweight fourth round.
Jesús “Mono” Ramos clashes with Vladimir Hernández on FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View Saturday, February 5 From the Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas
Josesito Lopez injured in practice, forced to withdraw against Abel Ramos on PPV Undercard
FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View headlined the showdown between former champions Keith Thurman and Mario Barrios
Unbeatable rising star Jesús “Mono” Ramos will take on super heavyweight Vladimir Hernandez in a 10-round bout against the underweight of the FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View event on Saturday, February 5. from Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay.
Josesito Lopez suffered an injury during practice and was forced to withdraw from a match against Abel Ramos in a pay-per-view draw. Jesus Ramos vs. Hernandez substituted the match between Abel Ramos vs. Josesito Lopez on the pay-per-view lineup.
The FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View event kicks off at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT and pits former heavyweight world champion Keith “One Time” Thurman against the former champion Mario “El Azteca” Barrios super lightweight world, and also features four-division world champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz against Keenan “Bedo” Carbajal in the co-main event. Plus, two-tournament champion Luis Nery will face undefeated Carlos Castro in the opener between 10 views.
Tickets for the live event, promoted by TGB Promotion, are now on sale and available at axs.com.
Ramos (17-0, 14 KOs), grandson of heavyweight contender Abel Ramos, paved the way to stardom with his standout KOs, but has demonstrated his ability to beat opponents in two matches. most recent. After winning a unanimous decision against Javier Molina in May 2021, Ramos most recently dominated Brian Mendoza on his way to another unanimous decision in September on FOX. Before those matches, the 20-year-old male tennis player had notched five straight knockout wins.
32-year-old Hernandez (13-4, 6 KOs) has revived his career in his current three-fight winning streak, most recently winning the distinction against former unified champion Julian Williams in a action match in October 2021. Hernandez’s previous outing saw him upset longtime candidate Alfredo Angulo in August 2020, with a decision in July 2020 about whether Aaron Coley starts the race. Originally from Durango, Mexico, Hernandez is now fighting in Stockton, California as he looks set to begin another grieving February 5.