Jose Ramirez fights for more than just pride and money
Junior welterweight contender Jose Ramirez is a big deal in Central California, not only because of his exploits inside the boxing ring, but also for how he has used his celebrity to fight for important issues impacting his community.
FRESNO, Calif. -- A life-size cutout of Jose Ramirez adorns the lobby of the fight hotel. He is featured on local television commercials. His fights are major events with copious television and newspaper coverage.Jose Ramirez vs. Mike ReedWhere: Save Mart Center on the campus of Fresno State, Fresno, CaliforniaWhen: SaturdayTV: ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ESPN App, (10:30 p.m. ET)Ramirez is a big deal in Central California, where he is a man beloved by the people not only because of his exploits ins...
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