Fresno Fisticuffs: Jose Ramirez-Viktor Postol Set for Save Mart Center Super Lightweight Title Showdown May 9 LIVE on ESPN
Special edition of Top Rank of ESPN to begin at 10 p.m. ET
Jose Pedraza-Javier Molina super lightweight fight will open ESPN telecast.
FRESNO, Calif. – It took a little longer than expected, but WBC/WBO super lightweight world champion Jose Ramirez, the pride of California’s Central Valley, is set to return. Ramirez will defend his titles against mandatory challenger and former world champion Viktor “The Iceman” Postol Saturday, May 9 at Save Mart Center in Fresno, a short drive from Ramirez’s hometown of Avenal. Ramirez and Postol were set to fight Feb. 1 in China, but the bout was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Ramirez-Postol and a 10-round super lightweight battle between former two-weight world champion Jose “Sniper” Pedraza and surging 2008 U.S. Olympian Javier “El Intocable” Molina will be televised LIVE on ESPN and ESPN Deportes beginning at 10 p.m. ET, with the undercard bouts scheduled to stream in English and Spanish on ESPN+ starting at 7 p.m. ET. @toprank #toprankboxing #boxeo