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Jose Luis Ramirez Record

Total Fights111
Title Wins2
Title Defenses2
Title-Fight KOs2
KO Wins82
KO Losses1
Jose Luis Ramirez Record & Stats
Jose Luis Ramirez' Record
Jose Luis Ramirez' boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Jose Luis Ramirez' boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 16 years and 11 months, Jose Luis Ramirez fought 111 times with 102 wins and 9 losses.

      Ramirez retired from professional boxing with a record of 102-9, which included two lightweight world-title wins and two successful title defense fights. He had a 73.9% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 82 of his total 111 fights being knockout wins, two of which were in title fights. The only knockout loss in Ramirez' career was a 2nd round TKO loss to Rubén Olivares, which was not a world title fight.

      His last fight was a 12-round unanimous decision defeat to Juan Martin Coggi on March 24, 1990. Ramirez was fighting for the super-lightweight WBA title.

      Some of Ramirez' best fights and notable victories include wins over three Hall-of-Famers (Pernell Whitaker, Edwin Rosario, and Jose Torres), Cornelius Boza-Edwards, J.T. Walker, John Rafuse, and Charlie Brown.

      111Mar 24, 199031Juan Martin CoggiLoss *UD
      110Aug 20, 198930Pernell WhitakerLoss *UD
      109Mar 10, 198930Juan MinayaWinDQ
      108Oct 29, 198829Julio César ChávezLoss *TD
      107Mar 12, 198829Pernell WhitakerWin *SD
      106Dec 19, 198729John RafuseWinTKO4
      105Oct 10, 198728Cornelius Boza-EdwardsWin *KO5
      104Jul 19, 198728Terrence AlliWin *UD
      103May 25, 198728Steve MitchellWinKO5
      102May 12, 198728Roger BrownWinTKO7
      101Apr 16, 198728David TaylorWinPTS
      100Mar 27, 198728Efrain NievesWinTKO3
      99Dec 8, 198628John SinegalWinTKO2
      98Oct 25, 198627Charlie BrownWinUD
      97Sep 15, 198627Nick ParkerWinTKO6
      96Aug 10, 198526Hector CamachoLoss *UD
      95Jun 6, 198526Manuel HernandezWinUD
      94Mar 13, 198526J.T. WalkerWinTKO4
      93Nov 3, 198425Edwin RosarioWin *TKO4
      92Jun 2, 198425Martin QuirozWinUD
      91May 11, 198425Hector MedinaWinTKO4
      90Dec 30, 198325Victor KellyWinTKO3
      89Nov 4, 198324Manuel SanchezWinTKO3
      88Oct 7, 198324Joe GallardoWinKO2
      87May 1, 198324Edwin RosarioLoss *UD
      86Feb 26, 198324Jose CebrerosWinKO3
      85Nov 26, 198223Frankie MoultrieWinKO3
      84Oct 23, 198223Ramon AvitiaWinKO6
      83Oct 1, 198223Francisco DelgadoWinKO4
      82Sep 10, 198223Rigoberto RuizWinKO5
      81Aug 28, 198223Ernesto HerreraWinTKO4
      80Jun 25, 198223Ricardo PeraltaWinTKO6
      79May 8, 198223Jorge MoralesWinPTS
      78Mar 19, 198223Benjamin AbarcaWinKO3
      77Oct 23, 198122Benjamin AbarcaWinKO6
      76Aug 28, 198122Jose Luis SoberanesWinPTS
      75Jul 19, 198122Ray ManciniLossUD
      74May 10, 198122Ezequiel Cocoa SanchezWinUD
      73Apr 9, 198122Celso LimonWinKO1
      72Feb 27, 198122Abdul BeyWinKO3
      71Feb 7, 198122Ernesto GarfiasWinTKO7
      70Nov 14, 198021Alexis ArgüelloLossSD
      69Oct 11, 198021Vicente MijaresWinTKO6
      68Aug 23, 198021Dario De JesusWinTKO1
      67Aug 10, 198021Manuel SanchezWinTKO6
      66Jul 10, 198021Jesus Cuate LaraWinKO7
      65Jun 19, 198021Rafael NunezWinKO1
      64Mar 21, 198021German CuelloWinKO8
      63Feb 3, 198021Jose TorresWinKO5
      62Dec 19, 197921Eric BonillaWinTKO4
      61Nov 26, 197920Ignacio CamposWinTKO12
      60Nov 11, 197920Joe GallardoWinKO4
      59Sep 28, 197920Jose Luis CastilloWinPTS
      58Aug 20, 197920Ignacio CamposWinTKO7
      57Jul 27, 197920Antonio NavaWinPTS
      56Jul 8, 197920Adrian EstrellaWinKO7
      55Jun 15, 197920Humberto GutiérrezWinKO9
      54Apr 6, 197920Saul MontanaWinKO7
      53Mar 7, 197920Julio NavaWinKO3
      52Feb 2, 197920Aurelio MunizWinTKO9
      51Dec 1, 197819Cesar SavinonWinTKO2
      50Oct 20, 197819David BernalWinKO3
      49Sep 1, 197819Leonardo BermudezWinPTS
      48Jul 21, 197819Salvador TorresWinTKO3
      47Jul 7, 197819Bobo GonzalezWinKO2
      46Jun 23, 197819Chito FelixWinKO3
      45Apr 28, 197819Rubén OlivaresLossTKO2
      44Feb 17, 197819Ramon PerazaWinKO3
      43Feb 3, 197819Henry JacoboWinKO4
      42Jan 7, 197819Joe GallardoWinKO7
      41Dec 7, 197719Camilo IbarraWinKO7
      40Aug 1, 197718Aurelio MunizWinPTS
      39Jul 7, 197718Hector MunozWinKO7
      38Jun 29, 197718Carlos UlloaWinKO1
      37Jun 17, 197718Nexae MaciasWinTKO1
      36Apr 12, 197718Rolando MartinezWinKO1
      35Feb 11, 197718Ramon PerazaWinPTS
      34Nov 15, 197617Jesus Cuate LaraWinKO4
      33Nov 5, 197617Jose DelgadoWinTKO5
      32Sep 27, 197617Jose DelgadoWinKO3
      31Sep 13, 197617Elio HernandezWinTKO3
      30Aug 6, 197617Rosendo RamirezWinTKO5
      29Jun 7, 197617Javier RiosWinKO1
      28May 17, 197617Ray EsparzaWinTKO4
      27Feb 13, 197617Frankie CrawfordWinTKO7
      26Oct 1, 197516Lorenzo MaldonaldoWinKO3
      25Aug 15, 197516Cono LopezWinKO5
      24Jun 18, 197516Nino GonzalezWinPTS
      23May 21, 197516Ernesto CastilloWinKO2
      22Apr 30, 197516Sergio EnriquezLossPTS
      21Apr 18, 197516Jose Luis LizarragaWinKO3
      20Mar 21, 197516Pajaro MoralesWinKO2
      19Jul 16, 197415Pajaro MoralesWinKO5
      18Jun 14, 197415Solomon TapiaWinPTS
      17May 17, 197415Enrique TorresWinKO3
      16May 12, 197415Jose GonzalezWinKO1
      15May 7, 197415Rudy SanchezWinKO2
      14Apr 5, 197415Gustavo GuerreroWinPTS
      13Mar 29, 197415Indio HuicosaWinKO2
      12Mar 16, 197415Mario FortanelWinKO3
      11Oct 30, 197314Alberto PerezWinKO5
      10Oct 10, 197314Indio HuicosaWinPTS
      9Sep 20, 197314Jesse TorresWinKO1
      8Aug 30, 197314Gustavo GuerreroWinTKO5
      7Aug 15, 197314Lino MunozWinKO3
      6Aug 1, 197314Delfino MendozaWinPTS
      5Jul 12, 197314Delfino MendozaWinKO1
      4May 15, 197314Chuy LopezWinKO3
      3Apr 29, 197314Roberto NavarretteWinKO1
      2Apr 15, 197314Noe MoralesWinKO1
      1Mar 25, 197314Mario AmparanWinTKO6

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Jose Luis Ramirez is a 65-year old retired Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Huatabampo, Sonora, Mexico on December 3, 1958. He is a former lightweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 16 years — from 1973 to 1990.

      Ramirez made his professional boxing debut against Mario Amparan at the age of 14 on March 25, 1973, defeating Amparan via 6th round TKO. He went on to win 20 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 16 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on May 1, 1983 after 86 professional fights, against Edwin Rosario for the WBC (vacant) title. He lost to Rosario via 12 round unanimous decision.

      Ramirez has won two world titles at lightweight. For all the details about Ramirez' world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Ramirez had a total of nine losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was on March 24, 1990 against Juan Martin Coggi for Coggi's super-lightweight WBA title. Ramirez lost the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 34 years and 2 months since this fight.


      Ramirez had a total of nine world-title fights, which includes winning two world titles and two successful title defenses. He won four of these fights and lost five.

      Title Wins

      Jose Luis Ramirez fought for lightweight world titles in six fights and won two of these fights, winning one of them via way of stoppage. In total, he won two lightweight belts.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Jul 19, 1987Terrence AlliLightweightWBC*UD
      Nov 3, 1984Edwin RosarioLightweightWBCTKO
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Jose Luis Ramirez had four lightweight world-title defense fights. He won two of them and lost two times.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Mar 12, 1988Pernell WhitakerLightweightWBCSD
      Oct 10, 1987Cornelius Boza-EdwardsLightweightWBCKO

      Title Losses

      Jose Luis Ramirez lost two world-title defense fights, and lost a total of two titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Oct 29, 1988Julio César ChávezLightweightWBCTD
      Aug 10, 1985Hector CamachoLightweightWBCUD


      Ramirez fought a total of 111 times during his professional career, which includes 9 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These four fights are the highlight of his career.

      • May 1, 1983: In his first world-title fight, Jose Luis Ramirez loses to Edwin Rosario via 12 round unanimous decision. He was fighting for the WBC (vacant) lightweight title.

      • November 3, 1984: Ramirez wins the WBC lightweight title from Edwin Rosario, by beating Rosario via 4th round TKO.

      • October 10, 1987: Ramirez successfully defends the WBC lightweight title against Cornelius Boza-Edwards, winning the fight via 5th round KO.

      • March 12, 1988: Ramirez successfully defends the WBC lightweight title against Pernell Whitaker, winning the fight via 12 round split decision.


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