Friday, March 17, 2023

BREAKING: Ramirez Overweight, Bout With Rosado Cancelled, Card To Go Forward With New Main Event

At the official weigh-in on Friday for his scheduled Light-Heavyweight bout with Gabriel Rosado on Saturday, which was to be televised by digital subscription sports streaming network DAZN, former WBC Super-Middleweight world champion Gilberto Ramirez arrived at the weigh-in in what was described as being significantly over the 175lb Light-Heavyweight limit and was deemed unable to compete resulting in the bout with Rosado being cancelled. The remainder of the card however, will proceed as planned woth former IBF Jr. Featherweight world champion Joseph Diaz facing former world title challenger Mercito Gesta in a scheduled twelve round Lightweight bout with now main event the scheduled card at the Walter Pyramid on the campus of Long Beach University in Long Beach, CA.

As of this writing, there is no word regarding if or when the bout between Ramirez and Rosado will be attempted to be rescheduled. If there are further developments, we will update on the situation as they become available. We will have a column covering the Diaz-Gesta fight, which will be released here on the website on Monday, March 20th.

Stay tuned.

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Diaz vs. Gesta takes place on Saturday, March 18th at the Walter Pyramid on the campus of Long Beach University in Long Beach, CA. The bout as well as it's full undercard can be seen globally on digital subscription sports streaming network DAZN beginning with a portion of preliminary bouts beginning at 6PM ET/3PM PT. This will be followed by the main card, which will begin at 9PM ET/6PM PT. (U.S. Times Only.)

*Card and start times subject to change.*

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