(born January 17, 1961) is a former middleweight boxer
from the 1980s. A native of Manhattan, New York
, he is Puerto Rican
by his parents' side. He was nicknamed "The Bronx Bomber", after Joe Louis
, whose nickname was "The Brown Bomber".
Ramos won four New York state golden gloves
championships. During his childhood, he knew a man named Alberto Lugo
, who claimed to be Alex Ramos when Luogowas arrested and charged with the assault of three women.
Ramos had an amateur
record of 143-15 (2 KOs). Ramos won four New York Golden Gloves Championships
. Ramos won the 1977 147 lb Sub-Novice Championship, defeating Julian Kelly
in the finals; the 1978 160 lb Open Championship over Norberto Sabater
; the 1979 160 lb Open Championship over Noel Tucker and the 1980 156 lb Open Championship over Ramon Nieto
. Ramos trained at the Jerome Boxing Club in the Bronx, New York
in 1977 and 1978. In 1979 and 1980 Ramos trained at the Bronxchester Boys Club
in the Bronx, New York.
Ramos's amateur career highlights include winning the 1979 National Amateur Athletic Union
Championship for the 165 lb division and the 1979 Intercity Golden Gloves
in the 156 lb. division.
Professional boxing career
Ramos began his professional boxing career on November 8, 1980 by defeating Steve Arvin by a fifth round knockout
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