Ramírez (24-0, 19 KOs), from Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México, captured the World Boxing Council (WBC) Youth middleweight title in 2010 and has successfully defended it six times throughout his three-year reign. Currently world-rated No. 4 by the WBC and No. 6 by the World Boxing Association (WBA), Ramírez, 21, is a former Méxican Junior National Champion and a three-time National Méxican National Amateur Champion in the Elite Division.
“This is a huge signing for Top Rank and Zanfer and words cannot express how excited we are to be promoting him,” said Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum. “The sky is the limit for Gilberto. I expect him to have a glorious reign as world champion.”
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