Puerto Rico’s undefeated 2004 Olympian Carlos Ivan Velasquez (15-0, 11 KOs), takes a major step up in competition when he challenges former world champion Rico Ramos (21-3, 11 KOs). The 10-round featherweight bout will take place at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California on September 7 on the undercard of Chris Arreola vs. Seth Mitchell, a show promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and televised on Showtime. Velasquez vs. Ramos will be a non-televised bout with the possibility of highlights shown. Velasquez was an outstanding amateur boxer winning numerous amateur championships. He is the last man to defeat Yuriokis Gamboa.