Ramirez edges Zepeda to retain title
Jose Ramirez retained his WBC light-welterweight title with a majority decision win over Jose Zepeda in California on Sunday.
Ramirez (24-0) came out on top after a battle with Zepeda (30-2) at the Save Mart Center.
Judges scored the fight 116-112 and 115-113 in Ramirez's favour, while the other had it a draw at 114-114.
It marked Ramirez's second successful defence of a title he first won in March last year.
Zepeda went the distance for the first time in his career, but fell short against his fellow American, who finished with a flurry.