Jose Ramirez v Viktor Postol Canceled Due To Disease Outbreak In China!

Jose Ramirez vs Viktor Postol To Be Rescheduled!

Jose Ramirez, Bob Arum and Viktor Postol
From left to right: Jose Ramirez, Bob Arum and Viktor Postol

Jose Ramirez vs Viktor Postol reportedly canceled! has learned that unified junior welterweight champion Jose Ramirez’s (25-0, 17KOs) title defense against former WBC junior welterweight champion Viktor Postol (32-2, 12KOs) on February 1 in China has been canceled.

The coronavirus outbreak has caused a major uproar and panic among the country. This unfortunately has caused the Ramirez vs Postol fight to be axed. The motive is to protect the fighters and everyone involved in the promotion from contracting the virus.

Ramirez (27), was looking to satisfy his mandatory while also enhancing his resume with another former world champion under his belt. A win here would have also setup a possible undisputed title bout with WBA/IBF champion Josh Taylor later in the year.

For Postol (36), he was looking to become a two-time champion and unified champion for the first time.

According to The Athletic, Bob Arum fully expects to reschedule the bout but has no word on when that will be. will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available.

By: Jerrell Fletcher

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