Jack Catterall, mandatory challenger of the OMB, agreed to step aside, and allow Jose Ramirez Y Josh taylor make the fight to decide who is the absolute super lightweight champion and to keep all four world title belts.
Catterall agreed to step aside, on the condition that he meet the winner of the fight between Ramirez Y Taylor.
World titles of the FIB and the AMB, they belong to Taylor; and the Mexican American Ramirez has those of the OMB and the CMB.
Unification fight between Taylor and Ramírez would be in 2021
The decision of Caterall stepping aside, was revealed by the reporter Mike coppinger of The Athletic, in your account Twitter, the date of the unification will take place in the calendar of 2021.
“Sources: Jack Caterall, the challenger number 1 of the OMB at 140 pounds, he agreed to step aside to allow Josh taylor Y Jose Ramirez fight for all four belts in early 2012. In exchange, they have assured Catterall that he will get an immediate chance against the winner, ”he tweeted Coppinger.
Sources: Jack Catterall, the WBO’s No. 1 contender at 140 pounds, has agreed to step aside to allow Josh Taylor-Jose Ramírez to proceed for all four belts in early 2021. In return, Catterall has been assured he’ll receive an immediate shot at the winner
– Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) October 10, 2020
Taylor’s spicy message for Ramírez
TO Josh taylor He had no time to pick up his phone, and tweet his reaction to learning of the decision of Catterall. He thanked his teammate Jack Catterall by the patient decision made. Meanwhile, for Jose Ramirez, the Briton left an insult in the form of a warning.
“Let’s do it. I can’t wait for it to happen. Huge gesture from my partner Catterall for agreeing to step aside and let this huge fight unfold. 100% that I’ll give you your chance after I kick the ass of RamirezHe tweeted Taylor.
Let’s get it on !!!! 🤩👊🏼 can’t wait for this on. Huge Big up to my team mate @ jack_catt93 for agreeing to step aside & let lethis massive fight happen. 100% get your shot after I whoop @RAMIREZBOXING ass 👊🏼👊🏼 #TTT #Undisputed https://t.co/1ewKTfi1Qn
– Josh Taylor (@JoshTaylorBoxer) October 10, 2020
Last appearances of each
Josh taylor had his most recent presentation on September 26, when he knocked out Apinun Khongsong and raised his record to 17-0, with 13 wins before the limit.
As to Jose Ramirez, has not fought since remote August 29, the date on which he imposed Viktor Postol, to bring his career to 26-0, with 17 fast track victories.
For its part, Jack Catterall was positioned as an urgent candidate of the Organization, after surpassing Timo Schwarzkopf and reach 25-0, with 13 knockouts.