This Day in Boxing

Ray Mancini Retains Crown Beats Jose Ramirez This Day July 19, 1981

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Ray Mancini Retains Crown Beats Jose Ramirez This Day July 19, 1981

  • Ray Mancini 135 lbs
  • Jose Luis Ramirez 133½
  • UD in round 12 of 12
  • Packard Music Hall, Warren, Ohio
  • Referee: Joe Bishop 120-108
  • Judge: Billy Tanner 119-110
  • Judge: Tony Maiorana 119-112
  • NABF Lightweight Title

 

Notes:

There was a crowd of 3,000 at Packard Music Hall.

The fight was televised by CBS.

Entering the fight, the WBC ranked Ramirez fourth and Mancini seventh.

After defeating Ramirez, Mancini signed to fight WBC Lightweight Champion Alexis Arguello.

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