Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramírez considered that the Russian Dmitry Bivol afraid to face him for the light heavyweight title of the AMB.
“I wanted to fight with Bivol because at the time he was looking for me, “said the Left handed to BoxingScene.com. “He said he wasn’t afraid to fight me, but in the end I think he is.”
Ramirez He challenged him after the triumph he had before Sullivan Barrera last July, but the Russian was the one who decided not to carry out the contest.
Now him Left handed He is in the final stretch of his preparation to face the veteran Yunieski gonzalez next December 18 in San antonio.
In case of winning, the person who comes out with his hand up from the duel between Bivol Y Umar Salamov in Russia.
“I’m happy with this fight,” said the Mexican about the elimination match. “This guarantees me if I win a world title fight. I still don’t understand why at the time Bivol He didn’t sign up for a fight, but I have to take care of my things and then go get that belt ”.
Zurdo Ramírez wants to face Dmitry Bivol
The left handed had a very busy 12 months and will face his third opponent in the calendar year, after beating Sullivan Barrera Y Alfonso Lopez. For Ramirez It has been a satisfying experience and he is patiently taking the opportunity for a title fight.
“It was very important to get back to that fight rhythm,” he confessed. “I wanted to be very active again, regardless of who it was against. There is no need to despair, I know that my moment to fight for a belt will come ”.
During some months of the year, Bivol rang out loudly as one of the top candidates for Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez if he was going up to the light heavyweight.
At the end, Canelo and his team made another decision, which was to unify the 168-pound belts against Caleb Plant. Now, Dmitry Bivol will have to face the Lefty Ramirez in case they both win.