Lightweight Jose Ramirez, Avenal, won his first bout at the Americas Olympic Qualifier in Brazil. Ramirez defeated Michael Alexander, Trinidad & Tobago, with a third round TKO. Ramirez needs one more win to clinch a spot in the Summer Olympics in London. Ramirez' next fight will be on Wednesday against Alejandro Rynn of Canada.
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Jose Ramirez is one win away from making U.S. Olympic Boxing Team
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