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Biofile Gilberto Ramirez Interview

By Scoop Malinowski  

Status: NABF Light Heavyweight Champion. Pro record is 42-0 (28 knocouts). Next fight is WBA Light Heavyweight Eliminator on Dec. 18 vs. Yunieski “The Monster” Gonzalez in San Antonio.

Ht: 6-2 1/2 Wt: 175

DOB: June 19, 1991 In: Mazatlan, Mexico

Nicknames: Zurdo de Oro (Golden Southpaw).

First memory of boxing: Having fun with friends without any equipment and just learning the sport from little gym in my hometown: Mazatlan.  

Boxing inspirations: Cementing my legacy in the sport and using the platform to help others.  The 50-0 Club is a very exclusive list I’m proud to be working toward. All fighters go through ups and downs and understand the blood, sweat and tears to achieve anything in this sport. I feel very blessed and fortunate to be in the position I’m in today and I will never stop giving it my all in the sport. Hopefully, when I’m finished, I can leave a legacy in the sport that I can be proud of

First job: Selling food and other goods on the street of Mazatlan.  

First car:  No answer.

Pre-fight feeling: Kill or be killed.  

Greatest moment of your career: Becoming a Champ for the first time. WBO Super Middleweight title against Arthur Abraham (2016 on Pacquiao vs Bradley 3 undercard in Las Vegas.) I took to him a Mexican boxing school. He was a very, very strong puncher, but he couldn’t take any movement. I knew halfway through the fight I was going to win the fight. I came to make history, and I did it.  

Most painful moment of your career: Hurting my hand (surgery for torn ligament in right knuckle in 2016).

Funny boxing memory: No answer.  

Embarrassing boxing memory: No answer.  

Strangest fight or opponent: No answer.  

Why do you love boxing: It’s the sweet science. It involves lot more brain than brawn.  

Favorite ice cream flavor: Chocolate. 

Favorite artists: Andre Bocellli.  

Funniest boxers encountered:  No answer.

Favorite boxers to watch: Julio Cesar Chavez Sr.  

Favorite fights: No answer. 

Favorite sport outside boxing: Golf.  

People qualities most admired: Honesty and accountability.

On Next Opponent Yunieski Gonzalez: Gonzalez is a dangerous fighter. He accepted the fight to face me and that makes me think that he wants everything that I have and I am not going to let him take anything away from me. I have been training so hard to get to this level and I am not going to let anyone get in my way.

Gilberto Zurdo Ramirez vs Arthur Abraham highlights

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