Cuban-Mexican Legend Sugar Ramos passes away aged 75

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Former world featherweight champion Sugar Ramos (55-7, 40 Kos), real name Ultiminio Ramos, has died at the age of 75 after a long battle with cancer in Mexico City.

Sugar Ramos was a legendary Boxer in the eyes of his nation and the world. Ramos was one of the first victims of the professional boxing ban in Cuba, during the communist regime of Fidel Castro in 1961 Ramos moved to Mexico.

Ramos was well known for his challenge to Boxer Davey Moore for the WBA and WBC featherweight titles. They fought but the fight was stopped early, althought Moore was in a good condition mentally after the fight, physcially he was not. Moore quickly collapsed, and was dead two days later from the trauma of the fight, it is for that reason why Ramos became widely famous.

Ramos retired from Boxing in 1972 and was admitted into the International Boxing Hall Of Fame in 2001.

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