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UTA to host professional boxing world title unification fight

UTA is getting ready to rumble.

Matchroom Boxing is promoting a World Boxing Organization and World Boxing Council World Super-Lightweight Unification match between Maurice Hooker and Jose Ramirez on July 27 at College Park Center.

The event’s fight card also features a heavyweight matchup between Murat Gassiev and Joey Dawejko and a middleweight matchup between Austin Williams and an unconfirmed opponent.

Jeff Davis, UTA Special Event Facilities executive director, said Matchroom Boxing reached out to College Park Center in February to schedule its event for July.

“They had knowledge of previous events in the venue, and were also targeting the Dallas-Fort Worth market for this event,” Davis said, in an email.