On Saturday, Feb. 3, Top Rank brought boxing back to the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, for Ramirez vs. Ahmed.

In the main event of the evening, the top-ranked super middleweight in the Combat Press boxing rankings, Gilberto Ramirez, defended his WBO world super middleweight belt against unbeaten boxer Habib Ahmed, who had stopped 17 of his 25 victories.

Elsewhere on the card, IBF world super flyweight titleholder Jerwin Ancajas made the fourth defense of his title against Mexico’s Israel Gonzalez.

The event aired live at 10:15 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN 3.

Gilberto Ramirez def. Habib Ahmed by knockout. Round 6 – WBO world super middleweight title
Jerwin Ancajas def. Israel Gonzalez by knockout. Round 10 – IBF world super flyweight title
Jesse Hart def. Thomas Awimbono by knockout. Round 1
Teofimo Lopez Jr. def. Juan Pablo Sanchez by unanimous decision (60-54, 60-54, 59-55)

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Zach Aittama
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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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