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Jose Ramirez, Jose Pedraza make weight for Friday’s fight

Jose Ramirez and Jose Pedraza on Thursday made weight for their junior welterweight fight Saturday in Fresno, California, near Ramirez’s hometown of Avenal.

Ramirez weighed 139.8 pounds, .2 under the limit. Pedraza came in at the 140 ceiling.

Ramirez (26-1, 17 KOs) last fought in May of last year, when he lost his junior welterweight titles to Josh Taylor by a close, but unanimous decision.

Pedraza (29-3, 14 KOs) lost his first fight as a full-fledged 140-pounder (to Jose Zepeda) but has won three straight since, including an eighth-round knockout of Julian Rodriguez last June.

The Puerto Rican is a former two-division titleholder.

The weigh-in results for other featured fights are as follows:

  • Joet Gonzalez (125.8) vs. Jeo Santisima (125.2), featherweights.
  • Gabriel Flores Jr. (131.6) vs. Abraham Montoya (131.8), junior lightweights.
  • Richard Torrez Jr. (228.2) vs. Allen Melson (201.8), heavyweights.
  • Hector Tanajara 135 lbs vs. Miguel Contreras 134.2 lbs
     
    (Lightweight — 8 Rounds)

       •     Karlos Balderas 134.2 lbs vs. Aelio Mesquita 131.2 lbs
     
    (Lightweight — 6 Rounds)

       •     Javier Martinez 161.8 lbs vs. Donte Stubbs 163 lbs
     
    (Middleweight — 6 Rounds)

       •      Charlie Sheehy 134.2 lbs vs. Johnny Bernal 135 lbs
     
    (Lightweight — 4 Rounds)

       •     Antonio Mireles 259.4 lbs vs. Brandon Hughes 282.4 lbs
     
    (Heavyweight — 4 Rounds)

Credit: Top Rank 

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