José Ramírez (JCR) is an American professional boxer. He was born in Avenal, California, U.S. on August 12, 1992. Ramírez made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20 against Corey Seigwarth on December 8, 2012. He is a super-lightweight world champion. Ramírez is 30 years old, he will turn 31 in 8 months and 6 days.
9 years and 2 months into his professional boxing career, José Ramírez has fought 28 times with 27 wins and a single loss. As of December 2022, Ramírez' boxing record stands at 27-1 (17 KOs). In total, he has fought 151 rounds of professional boxing in 28 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||2|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||1|
|Losses via KO||0|
|28||Mar 4, 2022||29||José Pedraza||Win||UD|
|27||May 22, 2021||28||Josh Taylor||Loss||UD|
|26||Aug 29, 2020||28||Viktor Postol||Win||MD|
|25||Jul 27, 2019||26||Maurice Hooker||Win||TKO6|
|24||Feb 10, 2019||26||Jose Zepeda||Win||MD|
|23||Sep 14, 2018||26||Antonio Orozco||Win||UD|
|22||Mar 17, 2018||25||Amir Imam||Win||UD|
|21||Nov 11, 2017||25||Mike Reed||Win||KO2|
|20||May 5, 2017||24||Jake Giuriceo||Win||TKO2|
|19||Dec 2, 2016||24||Issouf Kinda||Win||KO6|
|18||Jul 9, 2016||23||Tomas Mendez||Win||KO4|
|17||Apr 9, 2016||23||Manuel Pérez||Win||UD|
|16||Dec 5, 2015||23||Johnny Garcia||Win||UD|
|15||Jul 18, 2015||22||Ryusei Yoshida||Win||RTD3|
|14||May 9, 2015||22||Robert Frankel||Win||KO5|
|13||Dec 13, 2014||22||Antonio Arellano||Win||TKO6|
|12||Oct 25, 2014||22||David Rodela||Win||KO1|
|11||Aug 2, 2014||21||Alfred Romero||Win||UD|
|10||May 17, 2014||21||Jesus Selig||Win||KO2|
|9||Mar 29, 2014||21||Boyd Henley||Win||TKO2|
|8||Feb 1, 2014||21||Javier Perez||Win||TKO1|
|7||Nov 9, 2013||21||Erick Hernandez Perez||Win||KO1|
|6||Sep 28, 2013||21||Daniel Calzada||Win||UD|
|5||Aug 17, 2013||21||Mike Maldonado||Win||TKO1|
|4||Jun 29, 2013||20||Christopher Williams||Win||TKO1|
|3||Apr 27, 2013||20||Antonio Martinez||Win||UD|
|2||Mar 30, 2013||20||Charlie Dubray||Win||TKO1|
|1||Dec 8, 2012||20||Corey Seigwarth||Win||TKO1|
José Ramírez started boxing professionally at 20 years of age; he debuted against Corey Seigwarth on December 8, 2012, and defeated Seigwarth via 1st round TKO.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on March 17, 2018 after 21 professional fights against Amir Imam for the super-lightweight WBC (vacant) title. Ramírez defeated Imam via 12 round unanimous decision to become the new super-lightweight champion of the world.
Ramírez' notable victories include wins over Maurice Hooker, Viktor Postol, Jose Zepeda, José Pedraza, Antonio Orozco, Mike Reed, and Amir Imam. For a complete list of Ramírez' best performances refer to José Ramírez' best fights.
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Puerto Rican boxer José Pedraza on March 4, 2022. Ramírez won the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 9 months and 2 days since this fight.
These two fights are the highlight of of José Ramírez' boxing career so far.
A 25-year old José Ramírez with a record of 21-0 had his first world title fight against Amir Imam for the vacant WBC super-lightweight belt. Ramírez defeated Amir Imam via 12th round unanimous decision to win the vacant WBC super-lightweight title.
A 26-year old José Ramírez with a record of 24-0 faced Maurice Hooker, who was 29 years old with a record of 26-0-3 in a super-lightweight unification fight. Ramírez deafeated Hooker via 6th round TKO to win the WBO super-lightweight title and retain the WBC super-lightweight title. He handed Hooker the first loss of his career, and put an end to Hooker's 5-fight win streak.
José Ramírez fought for world titles in three fights and won two of them. In total, he has won two belts at super-lightweight (WBC, WBO). He is a one-time unified super-lightweight world champion.
|Jul 27, 2019^||Maurice Hooker||sLT||WBO|
|Mar 17, 2018||Amir Imam||sLT||WBC (vacant)|
Ramírez has knocked out 17 of his 28 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 60.7%. Of his total 27 wins, 17 of them have been via KO (63%).
José Ramírez has had just a single loss in 28 fights. He suffered his first loss against Josh Taylor via 12 round UD in his 27th fight — his 26 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. Taylor is the only boxer to beat Ramírez. For more details about this defeat, refer to All of José Ramírez' losses.