Josh taylor He assured that he admires Jose Ramirez, with whom he will unify the super light belts on Saturday night, May 22, but all that will be left aside when they face each other.
“I respect every fighter who steps into the ring,” he said at a press conference. “You don’t become a unified champion out of nowhere, you have to be a good fighter. I respect him a lot ”.
Taylor and Ramírez they will unify the four championships of the 140 pounds. Josh has those of the AMB Y FIB, while Joseph has those of the CMB Y OMB.
“He’s a great fighter and a great person, but on Saturday night, when the bell rings, all that goes out of the window,” he said. “This fight means everything to me. It puts my name in the history of the books as one of the best British fighters in history. “
Taylor, whose record as a professional is 17-0 with 13 via knockout, won the IBF title in May 2019 against Ivan Baranchyk, while that of the AMB went before Regis Prograis in October 2019.
“That is the reason why I have trained very hard for this fight,” he mentioned. “I have dedicated my life to this sport, I am very confident. This is a pure boxing match. “
For its part, Ramirez he is world monarch since March 2018 when he beat Amir Ahmed Imad to obtain the scepter of CMB. The one with the OMB he got it by beating Maurice hooker in July 2019.
OOOOWEEEEE there we go…. 👀
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