Ultiminio Ramos Zaqueira was a Cuban-born Mexican boxer who was better known as Sugar Ramos. Ramos fought out of Mexico where he was adopted as a national hero. He was a World Featherweight champion and member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
|Real name:||Ultiminio Ramos Zaqueira|
|Born:||December 2, 1941, Matanzas, Cuba|
|Died:||September 3, 2017, Mexico City, Mexico|
|Wins by KO:||40|
About Sugar Ramos
Featherweight Champion known for his fight with Davey Moore, which resulted in Moore dying from injuries to the brain.
He fled to Mexico in 1960 after Fidel Castro took power in Cuba.
He was elected into the World Boxing Hall of Fame in 1992 as both Ultiminio Ramos (his birth name) and Sugar Ramos.
He was exiled from his family after Fidel Castro took power and banned professional boxing in Cuba.
His infamous fight with Davey Moore was referenced in the Bob Dylan song Who Killed Davey Moore?.
Information related to Sugar Ramos
- Lineal championship – In combat sports where champions are decided by a challenge, the lineal championship of a weight class is a world championship title held initially by an undisputed champion and subsequently by a fighter who defeats the reigning champion in a match at that weight class.
- Cuban emigrants to Mexico
- World featherweight boxing champions
- Cuban male boxers
- International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees
- Mexican male boxers
- World boxing champions
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