Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramírez will fight on December 18 against Yunieski González, on San antonio, texas, in an elimination bout for the light heavyweight belt of the AMB.
🚨 LEFT HAND VS. GONZALEZ + ESTRADA VS. SANTIZO🚨
– Golden Boy (@GoldenBoyBoxing) November 11, 2021
Left handed. The Monster 👊
Zurdo Ramirez takes on Yunieski Gonzalez in a WBA Light Heavyweight Title eliminator with 3x World Champion Seniesa Estrada defending her WBA Minimumweight title in the co-main event on December 18 on DAZN 💥 pic.twitter.com/lx6PyLcMrm
– DAZN Boxing (@DAZNBoxing) November 11, 2021
According to the journalist Dan rafael, The team of Dmitry Bivol He offered the Mexican to fight the Russian champion, but he declined.
However, the winner of the contest between Left handed and Gonzalez will become the mandatory rival for the AMB.
“The team of Bivol offered to Left handed fight soon and was rejected, “he wrote Dan rafael. “Bivol will fight before the year is out in Russia and then the hope is that Bivol-Zurdo be the next fight if the two win their next fights. “
Bivol team was offered the Lefty fight for next and was turned down. Bivol will fight before end of year in Russia and then the hope is for Bivol-Zurdo in the next fight if they both win their upcoming bouts. https://t.co/jqTcstM8U4
– Dan Rafael (@ DanRafael1) November 11, 2021
Ramirez made his third light heavyweight contest last July, when he defeated by knockout in the fourth round Sullivan Barrera.
Before that he beat Tommy karpency in April 2019, whom he also beat by way of chloroform. Then he beat Alfonso Lopez in December 2020 by knockout.
Lefty, for another world title shot
Now this will be his second fight under the signature of Golden Boy Promotions, in which it will head the function that will be transmitted by DAZN, at AT&T Stadium.
After both of them won their last contests, there was talk of a possible showdown between Left handed and Bivol for the 175-pound championship of the AMB.
However, they did not reach an agreement and the plan is that they will face each other in the future.
Lefty Ramirez looks for another fight for a world championship, after in April 2016 he won the super middleweight belt of the OMB by defeating Arthur Abraham.
For his part, the Cuban Yunieski González he’s 21-3 with 17 wins via chloroform. Just in September of this year he defeated Tommy karpency by knockout.
His last loss as a professional was in April 2017 against Oleksandr Gvozdyk, who beat him by knockout just in the third round.