Saturday, 09 April 2016 18:35

Pacquiao vs Bradley 3: Undercard Preview

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Tonight's Pacquiao vs Bradley 3 undercard features some fine fights, including a slew of top prospects.

Top Rank head Bob Arum has even dubbed it the "No Trump Undercard" in honor of Mexican fighters and fans as well as others who are appalled by the presidential candidate's view on immigration.

Arthur Abraham vs Gilberto Ramirez: WBO Super Middleweight Championship

Yes, Arthur Abraham is still hanging around, and he's still very good. The now 36 year old 2x Super Middleweight champion is looking to defend his WBO title for the 6th consecutive time against Mexico's Gilberto Rodriguez.

Rodriguez is an undefeated 24 year old looking to become the country's first Super Middleweight (168 lb) champion. If Rodriguez wins, he'd be the heaviest world champion in the country's history.

This bout will serve as the co-feature of Pacquiao vs Bradley. (More in-depth article on Abraham vs Ramirez)

Evgeny Gradovich vs Oscar Valdez Jr: Featherweight
Gradovich is known as the Mexican Russian, training under top-rated trainer Robert Garcia. Thus far, he is best remembered for scoring an upset victory over Billy Dib, and then dominating Dib in a rematch.

Valdez is an undefeated Mexican fighter and two-tim Olympian. He scored some good victories last year beating Jose Ramirez and Chris Avalos.

Gradovich will be another slight leap in competition for Valez who  Top Rank signed Valdez in 2012 and is one of their biggest prospects.

Jose Carlos Ramirez vs Manny Perez: Super Lightweight

Jose Carlos Ramirez was a Olympian back īn 2012 for the Unted States. At 16-0, he's continuing the climb against a gatekeeper in Manny Perez.

The untelevized portion of the Pacquiao vs Bradley 3 Undercard will be broadcast on Toprank.tv and will include undefeated prospect Devin Haney, the TMT fighter trained by Floyd Mayweather Sr who insists his man would beat Adrien Broner.

 

 

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