ALL JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHT TITLES ARE ON THE LINE: WBA/IBF CHAMP JOSH TAYLOR VS. WBC/WBO CHAMP JOSE RAMIREZ FOR UNDISPUTED BRAGGING RIGHTS AT THE THEATER IN VIRGIN HOTEL IN LAS VEGAS. NV. ON MAY 22, 2021
The junior welterweight division should soon crown a unified champion soon: either WBA/IBF champion Josh Taylor (17-0, 13 KOs) or WBC/WBO champion Jose Ramirez (26-0, 17 KOs). Taylor, 30, is coming off a very impressive 1-punch KO of Apinun Khongsong last Sept 2020, while Ramirez, 28, is coming off a majority decision win over Viktor Postol last August 2020. The fight will take place at The Theater in The Virgin Hotel in Las Vegas. ESPN+, per its agreement with Top Rank, the promoter of this fight, will air the fight at 8:30 PM EST/5:30 PST.