Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramírez, who comes from knocking out in the fourth round Sullivan Barrera, looks for a world title shot in the light heavyweight division and explained what things he has improved in his boxing now fighting at 175 pounds.
“I’ve always liked going to the body early in the fight,” he explained. Ramirez
. “My team and I have worked in several areas, including improving my body shots, which were evident during the fight. I’m in my prime! I feel comfortable at this weight and I think the combination of my new and improved power and experience in the ring makes me a dangerous fighter. ”
In the same way, he pointed out that it was a showcase to show his new skills before a complicated fighter like he was. Barrier.
“I knew I had to come out strong and have a strong showing. Barrier he is a tough and strong opponent who has fought with the best. I had imagined all this in training camp and wanted to show my skills, “he added.
Zurdo Ramírez goes for Bivol
The Zurdo Ramírez, 30-year-old now looking for a shot at the big shots in the 175-pound division, as they are Dmitry Bivol, Artur Beterbiev Y Joe Smith, Jr. (WBO).
Before his fight against Sullivan, Bivol published a message for the Mexican, where he gives him an open letter for a confrontation.
“Lefty Ramirez, I’ve never avoided a challenge. Good luck fighting Barrier, and after that, let’s make it happen ”, he posted Bivol on Instagram.
And it seems that Left handed he will take the path that will take him face to face with the Russian, since he likes that challenge very much.
“Bivol it is definitely one of my main goals. Our two teams have explored the fight and they know where to find me, ”he said. Ramirez. “After challenging me online, I would be surprised if you would retract your comments; it’s boxing, and you can never be too sure until the contracts are signed. He challenged me on social media and his team knows I’m available. If it doesn’t happen, I’m sure he would have a good reason, but, at the end of the day, I’m 100 percent in favor of this fight, and his team is fully aware of it.