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World Boxing Council remembers Ultiminio Ramos five years after his death

The World Boxing Council remembered his first champion this Sunday, Ultima Ramoswho won the title of Featherweight in 1963 and died five years ago.


The World Boxing Council remembered his first champion this Sunday, Ultima Ramoswho won the title of Featherweight in 1963 and died five years ago.

Last He passed away on September 3, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. The Advice reminded bouquets as a man “cheerful, witty and unrepeatable outside the ring”, who was loved by fans around the world and admired by his fellow champions.

bouquets was born on December 2, 1941 in killings, Cuba. He turned professional in Havana in 1957 before moving to Mexico after the revolution.

In the photo, the boxer of Cuban origin Ultiminio Ramos. Photo: World Boxing Council

He was directed by ‘Cuco’ Conde and trained by angelo dundee. In his adoptive country, the Cuban would become an idol who reigned as featherweight world champion from 1963 to 1964.

On March 21, 1963, in the Dodger Stadium in Los AngelesCalifornia, Ultiminio Ramos won the title of Featherweight of the World Boxing Council, defeating Davey Moore in the tenth round.

During his career, the Cuban won victories over Davey Moore (TKO 10), Rafiu King (W15), Mitsunori Seki (TKO 6), Floyd Robertson (W 15) and Chango Carmona (TKO 7), among others. His powerful right hand allowed him to achieve a professional record of 55-7-4 (40 KOs).

Finally, he retired from the ring in 1972 and in 2001 he was immortalized in the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

With information from López-Dóriga Digital