The long-awaited showdown between WBC/WBO junior welterweight world champion Jose Ramirez and former world champion and WBC mandatory challenger Viktor “The Iceman” Postol will take place at the MGM Grand Conference Center Saturday, Aug. 29. Ramirez and Postol were set to fight February 2 in China and May 9 in Fresno, Calif., but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, both were subsequently canceled. This time, they will enter the “Bubble.
In the 10-round junior welterweight co-feature, unbeaten contender Arnold Barboza Jr., from South El Monte, Calif., will fight Canadian veteran Tony “Lightning” Luis in his toughest test to date.
Ramirez vs Postol and Barboza vs Luis will stream live on ESPN+ beginning at 10 p.m ET, with undercard action to stream live at 7:30 p.m. ET. Below you can find the complete and official weigh-in results.
Weigh-In Results: Jose Ramirez vs. Viktor Postol:
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- Jose Ramirez 139.8 lbs vs. Viktor Postol 139.7 lbs
(Ramirez’s WBC/WBO Junior Welterweight World Titles — 12 Rounds)
Judges/Referee: Tim Cheatham, Dave Moretti and Steve Weisfeld/Russell Mora
- Arnold Barboza Jr. 139.2 lbs vs. Tony Luis 139.4 lbs
(Junior Welterweight — 10 Rounds)
- Elvis Rodriguez 143.9 lbs vs. Cody Wilson 142.9 lbs
(Welterweight — 6 Rounds)
- Raymond Muratalla 135.4 lbs vs. Cesar Valenzuela 134.9 lbs
(Lightweight — 8 Rounds)
- Gabriel Muratalla 119.6 lbs vs. Justice Bland 118.7 lbs
(Bantamweight — 4 Rounds)
- Javier Martinez 159.5 lbs vs. Rance Ward 162.9 lbs
(Middleweight— 6 Rounds)
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