Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramírez He wore an imposing physique for his fight against Yunieski González Saturday, December 18.
The one of Sinaloa He stopped the scale at 174.4 pounds below the light heavy limit, while the Cuban scored 173.8 pounds.
Left handed He looks very big for the division and arguably came out with one of the best physiques in his professional career.
The confrontation was very respectful between the two by just staring at each other. Yunieski He tried to provoke him by raising his hands, but all the Mexican did was smile.
This bout is eliminatory for the belt of the semi-complete division of the AMB, which has the russian Dmitry Bivol.
173.8 for Yunieski Gonzalez
174.4 for Zurdo Ramirez
– DAZN Boxing (@DAZNBoxing) December 17, 2021
Bivol became world monarch in November 2017, when he defeated Trent broadhurst by knockout in the first round.
Since then he has made seven defenses of the scepter. The last one was just last December 11 before Umar Salamov, whom he defeated by unanimous decision by cards of 118-110, 118-110 and 119-109.
Lefty Ramirez is looking for a shot at a light heavyweight world title. He will make his fourth fight in the division, after coming up in April 2019. In all three of his contests, he knocked out opponents.
The one of Sinaloa expressed at some point this year that he would like to fight against Bivol, but the Russian did not want to sign the contest.
Gilberto he was already a super middleweight champion. He did it in April 2016 when he beat Arthur Abraham by unanimous decision to win the WBO 168-pound belt.
Made four successful defenses against Jesse Hart, Habib Ahmed, Roamer Alexis Angulo Y Jesse Hart.
On the other hand, Yunieski González He is a 21-3 Cuban boxer with 17 victories via chloroform. In his last fight he defeated Tommy karpency by knockout in the second round, just in September of this year.