Featherweight Champion known for his fight with Davey Moore, which resulted in Moore dying from injuries to the brain.
He fled to Mexico in 1960 after Fidel Castro took power in Cuba.
He was elected into the World Boxing Hall of Fame in 1992 as both Ultiminio Ramos (his birth name) and Sugar Ramos.
He was exiled from his family after Fidel Castro took power and banned professional boxing in Cuba.
His infamous fight with Davey Moore was referenced in the Bob Dylan song Who Killed Davey Moore?.