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October 11, 1987
Jose Luis Ramirez retained his World Boxing Council lightweight title with a fifth-round knockout of Cornelius Boza-Edwards at Paris. Ramirez, 28, recorded his 100th victory against five losses while making his first successful defense of the WBC lightweight title he has held twice. Boza-Edwards, a native of Uganda who now is a British citizen, fell to 45-7-1.
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October 29, 1988 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
It's in the eyes. They aren't the eyes of a killer. There isn't even a hint of malice in Julio Cesar Chavez's gaze. Roberto Duran had the eyes of a maniac. He could back you up with his stare. Sonny Liston had a stare that could cut. And so did Aaron Pryor, before drugs put out the fire. When Chavez boxes, though, there's something about his eyes that sets him apart from the other boxers. His eyes evoke a certain curiosity, a stare that is more clinical than malevolent.
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SPORTS
March 13, 1988
Jose Luis Ramirez of Mexico retained his World Boxing Council lightweight title Saturday with a controversial split decision over Pernell Whitaker of Norfolk, Va., at Levallois-Perret, France. United Press International said that Whitaker, 24, appeared to dominate the 12-round fight, continuously connecting to the face of the 29-year-old champion with right jabs and combinations and slipping most of Ramirez's punches. "You can't get a better win.
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October 27, 1988 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
It's a fight that both boxers and several million Mexicans wanted in Mexico City. But fans don't vote in boxing, of course. In the end, only three votes counted, those cast by the Las Vegas Hilton, HBO and Don King. We're talking power economics here. And so on Saturday night, Mexico's two most prominent boxers, lightweights Julio Cesar Chavez and Jose Luis Ramirez, will meet in Las Vegas. Chavez, the World Boxing Assn. champion known as J.C.
SPORTS
October 29, 1988 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
It's in the eyes. They aren't the eyes of a killer. There isn't even a hint of malice in Julio Cesar Chavez's gaze. Roberto Duran had the eyes of a maniac. He could back you up with his stare. Sonny Liston had a stare that could cut. And so did Aaron Pryor, before drugs put out the fire. When Chavez boxes, though, there's something about his eyes that sets him apart from the other boxers. His eyes evoke a certain curiosity, a stare that is more clinical than malevolent.
SPORTS
October 27, 1988 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
It's a fight that both boxers and several million Mexicans wanted in Mexico City. But fans don't vote in boxing, of course. In the end, only three votes counted, those cast by the Las Vegas Hilton, HBO and Don King. We're talking power economics here. And so on Saturday night, Mexico's two most prominent boxers, lightweights Julio Cesar Chavez and Jose Luis Ramirez, will meet in Las Vegas. Chavez, the World Boxing Assn. champion known as J.C.
SPORTS
November 25, 1987
Pernell Whitaker, the North American Boxing Federation and U.S. Boxing Federation lightweight champion, will fight World Boxing Council titleholder Jose Luis Ramirez for the WBC crown in March in Paris.
SPORTS
March 13, 1988
Jose Luis Ramirez of Mexico retained his World Boxing Council lightweight title Saturday with a controversial split decision over Pernell Whitaker of Norfolk, Va., at Levallois-Perret, France. United Press International said that Whitaker, 24, appeared to dominate the 12-round fight, continuously connecting to the face of the 29-year-old champion with right jabs and combinations and slipping most of Ramirez's punches. "You can't get a better win.
SPORTS
October 11, 1987
Jose Luis Ramirez retained his World Boxing Council lightweight title with a fifth-round knockout of Cornelius Boza-Edwards at Paris. Ramirez, 28, recorded his 100th victory against five losses while making his first successful defense of the WBC lightweight title he has held twice. Boza-Edwards, a native of Uganda who now is a British citizen, fell to 45-7-1.
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