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‘I want to be a legend and a Mexican idol’

Conquer his second world title, break the undefeated record of Floyd Mayweather (50-0, 27 KO's), become the first absolute world champion at 175 po


Conquer his second world title, break the undefeated record of Floyd Mayweather (50-0, 27 KO’s), become the first absolute world champion at 175 pounds in history and be an idol of Mexican boxing are the objectives of Gilbert Ramirez.

The first tricolor super middleweight world champion is waiting for negotiations with the Russian to close this week Dmitry BivolLight Heavyweight Super Champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA).

“I am a born warrior, since I was young I have always been fighting for daily bread, fighting with my family to get ahead, fighting to become successful. I visualize myself being a legend and a Mexican idol. That is the ultimate goal for my career, “he said in an interview with RECORD.

“I know I am doing the right thing because I have been knocking out my rivals, I made a change for the better by moving up in division, I left my title at 168 pounds, now I am looking for another title. I am going to fight Bivol and I am happy for that, because today he is known worldwide and I know that when he wins the ‘Left handed‘ is going to be up. It is the fight that it takes to make that leap and I am excited about it, because I have been waiting a long time to get to this moment, ”he assured.

Bivol defeated last May Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, unified world champion at 168 pounds. So that “Left handedRamirez (44-0, 30 KO’s) will seek to avenge the Mexicans.

“(Dmitry) knows the quality of boxer that I am, the quality of boxing that I have, that I am the best in the division. If you fight with “Lefty” Ramirez It is going to generate much more money than with ‘Canelo’ because it has already hit a Mexican, it hit a pound for pound. It is very interesting because people want to see those kinds of fights, I am very happy and excited to show the world that it is possible. Apart from breaking the record for Floyd Mayweather is to teach people that if you believe in yourself you can get where you want.

“For me it is a motivation to represent Mexico and I am going to avenge the Mexicans. I am going to bring that title to Mexico”, she emphasized.

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