Before he turned pro as a boxer, Sammy Vasquez Jr. showed the depths of his courage during two tours of duty in Iraq with the National Guard. Now Vasquez is displaying similar fearlessness in the ring.
The ages, dimensions and professional records of Eddie Ramirez and Kevin Watts were nearly identical entering their 142-pound clash Tuesday night. But it didn’t take long for Ramirez to separate himself with his power and an overwhelming, double-fisted body attack.
Eddie Ramirez and Kevin Watts have a lot in common—from their age to their height to their unbeaten records to their status as rising 140-pound prospects.
Ask boxing fans what they most desire from a fight, and the majority will say they prefer a battle between two evenly matched fighters. Those fans will get just that next month.
Mario Barrios towered over Devis Boschiero in the ring in every which way Saturday night, and took a giant step forward to a 130-pound world title shot in the process.