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NEWS ARTICLES:  ALEX RAMOS
 


  Alex Ramos featured in video on Brazilian TV Network
September 21, 2011

(SEPT 21) Earlier this week Brazilian TV Network featured a boxing story, that had part of the feature with Alex "The Bronx Bomber" Ramos. The video is in Spanish, which Ramos is fluent in that language. The Brazilian network, that is based in Mexico, Guadalajara, sent a TV crew to California to do the interview in a local gym. The network is the second free-to-air TV Network in Brazil. At this time, they reach approximately 47 million homes with 170 million potential TV viewers in their country. The International RECORD TV Network can be reached in 145 countries.
 
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  Alex Ramos: One Last Fight
by Bernie McCoy  -August 15, 2011

Calling boxing a contact sport is much like calling the atomic bomb an explosive device. Professional boxing, along with pro football, easily surpasses the definition of a contact sport; they are both, simply stated, collision sports. Key differences between boxing and football are that football players wear... Full Story

 


  Exclusive Interview with Alex "The Bronx Bomber" Ramos
By Sue TL Fox - Hot Boxing News - November 23, 2010

This week I had an opportunity to sit down with Alex Ramos, the President of the Retired Boxers Foundation, who has also taken a position as Global Representative for the Global Boxing Union (GBU). He talked with me about the...Full Story
 

 

  Memorable Fan Encounters With Boxing Stars
BoxingInsider.com - January 10, 2010

“I was driving down the Garden State Parkway to the Jersey shore in the early 80′s. And a car passed us on the left. The car stood out because it was a new Buick and it had special New York Yankee pinstripes. Me and my friend could see that it was Alex Ramos driving. At the time Alex Ramos was famous ....Full Story

 

  Alex Ramos 50th Birthday-“Bronx Bomber” reaches milestone
January 17, 2011 By Michele Chong

Deep in the heart of scenic Simi Valley, one can only visualize a life of tranquility and peace, far from the high profile buzz saw of activities, typical of Los Angeles. Simi Valley would also be an unlikely place most would think of in terms of finding a resident from the world's sports mega-celebrity ranks.  Full Story

 

  Global Boxing Union Working with the Retired Boxers Foundation to Provide Opportunities for Retired Fighters!  En Espanol
Source/PR -January 11, 2011

The Global Boxing Union (GBU) was founded in 1977. The GBU started out as a sanctioning body for professional boxing title fights for male boxers. After an hiatus of 20 years the GBU was revamped in 1997 and started concentrating on sanctioning both male and female title fights. Full Story
 

  WBC Takes Over Monthly Donation from Retired Boxers Foundation for Juan Antonio Lopez's Chemotherapy
East Side Boxing - December 6

Simi Valley, CA - Jose Sulaiman, President of the World Boxing Council-WBC--and his son, Mauricio Sulaiman, announced today that they would begin taking over the $140 monthly contribution for Juan Antonio Lopez's chemotherapy from the Retired Boxers Foundation. About six months ago, Retired Boxers Foundation columnist, Jaime Estrada, who writes "Boxeo en Espanol" for the RBF website  Full Story

 

  DM Boxing: Website Hat
David Martinez - June 4, 2011

Former top middleweight contender Alex “The Bronx Bomber” Ramos (1980-94), founder of the Retired Boxer’s Foundation and simply a person that I call an ambassador to the sport, proudly displays the official dm.boxing.com website hat.
This product is blue in color, with the official logo...More Details 

 

  Benefit for the Retired Boxer’s Foundation
By Michele Chong - October 16, 2010

“Boxing–it’s a hurtin’ game!” stated Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini at last night’s benefit screening of the new documentary “After The Last Round.” The lightweight champ is one of the most popular game players in the squared circle. And the pride of Youngstown knows all too well the consequences of the brutal wars in the ring as did the other pugilists who joined the WBA titlist at the gala event. Full Story 

 


  Two time World Champion to air on A&E's Intervention
By Raibar Chener: Retired Boxers Foundation - March 29, 2010

On Monday, April 5, 2010, two time world champion, Rocky Lockridge, will be featured on A&E Network’s Emmy Award-winning series “Intervention” at 9:00 PM EST/PST.
“Intervention” is a powerful and gripping series in which people confront their darkest demons and seek a route to redemption. The Emmy and five-time PRISM Award-winning series profiles people whose dependence on drugs and alcohol or other compulsive behavior has brought them to a point of personal crisis    Full Story 
 

  Ramos Special Guest: 3rd Annual John Bray Boxing Foundation Free Youth Boxing Clinic - March 27, 2010

We have arranged special guest appearances by former world champions Gabriel and Rafael Ruelas, former Contender TV Series Star and current WBC CABOFE middleweight champion Miguel Espino, former IBF world junior middleweight champion Paul Vaden, former middleweight contender Alex "the Bronx Bomber" Ramos, former welterweight contender Randy Shields... Full Story
 


  Bantamweight Champion Juan Antonio Lopez Diagnosed with Leukemia Eastside Boxing

Alex "The Bronx Bomber" Ramos and his Retired Boxers Foundation asking for help to pay Lopez's medical bills.  Less than one week ago, boxing writer Jaime Estrada contacted the Retired Boxers Foundation, desperately seeking financial assistance for Super Bantamweight Champion, Juan Antonio Lopez, who has leukemia. After more than 100 fights, Lopez is fighting something that no referee, trainer or commission can change: A possible death sentence.  Full Story

 


  Ramos Visits the Amateur Boxers at Grand Avenue Gym
Story/Photos by Sue TL Fox -November 21, 2010 Flash Slide Show

On Friday night at the Grand Avenue Gym, in Portland, Oregon, President of the Retired Boxers Foundation, and former top amateur/pro boxer and GBU Global Representative, ALEX RAMOS paid a special visit to this gym to meet up with the amateurs boxers and gym owner/manager Fred Ryan.   Full Story

 


  CA Hall of Fame’s Newest Inductees
September 24, 2009 - by Michele Chong

For boxer Alex Ramos, Saturday’s induction is a badge of honor the fighter can add to his belt. “I am honored to be in the state of California. This means a lot to me,” The “Bronx Bomber” explains. “My other career highlight was winning my belt in Atlantic City. It was for the USBA title....Full Story

 


  Retired Boxers Foundation To Hold “The Greatest Ever” Event!
November 2009

Retired Boxers Foundation founder and president Alex Ramos has long been one of my favorite human beings. Alex, living on a small check himself, continues to provide hope to ex-fighters that have given up on themselves. Last month Alex and the executive director of the Retired....  Full Story

 


  Where Are They Now? Alex Ramos Interview
By Shawn M. Murphy - February 5, 2009

Recently I spoke with Alex Ramos, former USBA Middleweight Champion and nicknamed the “Bronx Bomber”. Ramos is widely considered among the best ever amateurs to come out of New York City. Ramos won four New York State Golden Gloves titles. Ramos turned professional in 1980 and in 1984 won the USBA Middleweight title against Curtis Parker....
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