WBC super lightweight world champion Jose Ramirez of Avenal was scheduled to face Danny O'Connor in a 12-round main event at the Save Mart Center on Saturday, July 7, 2018. O'Connor had to pull out because of dehydration on Friday.
Jose Ramirez appeared at Saturday night's Protecting Home boxing event welcoming fans at Save Mart Center Saturday night, July 7, 2018. Ramirez presented a replica WBC Championship belt to high bidder Chris Gamber
A watch party organized by Fresno FC at Fat Boys Taqueria and Sports Bar in Fresno full of 250 Mexico fans watched Sweden defeat Mexico 3-0 in World Cup action, followed by South Korea defeating Germany 2-0. Mexico advanced to the knockout stage.