Josh taylor became the absolute champion of the super lightweight division by defeating by unanimous decision Jose Ramirez.
The Briton spoke of what this victory means to him.
“I am ecstatic, I have trained all my life for this,” he confessed Taylor. “I have dedicated my whole life to this moment. I have dreamed of it so many times, I am very, very happy. I am on the moon”.
The three judges saw win Josh taylor on the scorecards by triple 114-112 and what made the difference were the two falls he suffered Joseph Ramirez in the sixth and seventh episode.
“I think the cards were a bit tight,” considered the Englishman. “I thought they were going to be more open than that. I am not happy with the selection of judges, but I was not going to complain. I was confident that I was going to win this fight. “
Taylor is the unified champion of 140 pounds, by removing the belts from the CMB Y OMB to Ramirez.
“I have nothing but love for Ramirez“, He said Josh. “This week was not disrespectful. It was part of the mind games trying to get his head into it, causing him to go looking for me and being more aggressive, using that aggression against me. “
With this victory, Josh taylor he remains undefeated in 18 contests with 13 by way of knockout.
Prior to this contest, he said that he would love to face Terence crawford at 147 pounds, something that Bob arum back.
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