Two previously brewing fights are set to share a really interesting-looking card, as Mike Coppinger reports that DAZN will host a July ninth doubleheader that includes Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez vs. Sullivan Barrera and Joseph Diaz Jr. vs. Javier Fortuna.
Ramirez (41-0, 27 KO) will probably be making his first look since signing with Golden Boy this past February and his third since vacating the WBO tremendous middleweight title to marketing campaign at 175. Although growing old and out of motion for almost two years, sturdy contender Barrera (22-3, 14 KO) figures to be a far stouter check than the likes of Tommy Karpency and Alfonso Lopez.
Ought to “Zurdo” declare his anticipated victory, he’s presumably in line to problem WBA champ Dmitry Bivol later this yr.
Diaz (31-1-1, 15 KO), who misplaced his IBF tremendous featherweight title on the dimensions earlier than a February draw with Shavkat Rakhimov, tossed his hat within the ring when Ryan Garcia withdrew from his spot in opposition to Fortuna (36-2-1, 25 KO) on this similar card. That is, as Scott identified, a extremely attractive battle; each males have one thing to show, Diaz after lacking weight and Fortuna after a prolonged stretch on the sidelines. If they arrive out sizzling, it’ll be fireworks.