Josh Taylor vs. Jose Ramirez: Time, Date, Full Card, and How to Watch?

Published 05/20/2021, 8:00 AM EDT


After a long wait, Josh Taylor and Jose Ramirez will finally box each other for the undisputed super-lightweight title. This matchup is definitely the best at this weight class and fans cannot wait to see the prime champions collide with each other.

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17-0-0 as a pro, Josh Taylor is a favorite over his slightly experienced opponent in this encounter. Taylor will put his WBA and IBF super-lightweight titles up for grabs. Meanwhile, Ramirez will put forth his WBO and WBC straps to make this bout the biggest of all-time at the 140-pound roster.

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Until now, this fight has sent enough shock waves into the fight world. And it’ll be vital to see who among the two establishes himself as the face of this dynamic division.

Apart from the captivating main event, there are numerous matchups that will take place in the undercard. The fight fans are in for a real treat and they can enjoy all these fights from the comfort of their homes. Moving further, here’s every detail you need to know about Josh Taylor vs Jose Ramirez.

Josh Taylor vs Jose Ramirez – how and where to watch?

Fans residing in the US can watch this fight on ESPN/ESPN Deportes. Also, for boxing lovers in the UK, Fite TV will broadcast this fight.

Date, time, and place

The Taylor vs Ramirez fight will be held on May 22 at the Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, Nevada. The fights will commence at 1:30 am BST/8:30 pm ET. The main event is expected to begin around 4:00 am BST/11:00 pm ET.

However, the timings pertaining to the main event might fluctuate as it solely depends on the length of the undercard fights.

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Full fight card 

  • Josh Taylor vs. Jose Ramirez – WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring super-lightweight titles
  • Jose Zepeda (c) vs. Hank Lundy – WBC Silver light welterweight title
  • Elvis Rodriguez vs. Kenneth Sims Jr – Junior Welterweight
  • Louie Coria vs. Jose Enrique Vivas – Featherweight
  • Robeisy Ramirez vs. Juan Tapia – Featherweight
  • Andres Cortes vs. Eduardo Garza – Junior Lightweight
  • Raymond Muratalla vs. Jose Gallegos – Lightweight
  • Javier Martinez vs. Calvin Metcalf – Middleweight

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How excited are you to watch this entire fight card? Who do you think will come out on top?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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