As the countdown continues for the WBA Gentle Heavyweight World Championship on Saturday, Nov. 5, the present title holder Dmitry Bivol (20-0, 11 KOs) and undefeated, former world champion Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez (44-0, 30 KOs) hosted a remaining press convention discussing their 12-round conflict.
The battle will happen at Etihad Enviornment in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and shall be broadcast dwell worldwide on DAZN.
Gilberto Zurdo Ramirez goes for the glory
“I actually imagine that I can grow to be a two-time World Champion on Saturday. I wish to say thanks to Oscar and to everybody for being right here. To my group and the entire press and media – thanks. I would prefer to thank Dmitry and his group for making the battle occur.
“It is thrilling for me to return from Mexico and be right here in Abu Dhabi. It is the identical climate, I really feel like I am at dwelling. I have been coaching laborious for this battle and I’ll take the belt this Saturday that is for positive. 44 tried, 44 fell. I hope that the individuals benefit from the battle as a result of that is the kind of battle that followers prefer to see in boxing.
“Proper now I simply see it as changing into a two-time World Champion, I do not see it like me changing into a boxing star. My purpose is to grow to be a two-time World Champion, proceed to construct my legacy and ultimately to grow to be a legend. That is my purpose. I wish to try this for all of my followers on the market.”
Dmitri Bivol desires to remain on the prime
“I actually had an enormous dream to win this belt and I do not wish to depart it. I’ll battle for this and I wish to hold it. I need extra. I really feel I’ve one thing within me which I want to comprehend so I will be glad on the finish of my profession.
“What about this camp? I had it in three areas, I had an awesome camp all over the place. The final location was Abu Dhabi. I’ve been right here since September twenty seventh. I really feel like I had every little thing that I wanted for coaching. Once I thought of resting, I had every little thing for resting right here. Once I met individuals within the gymnasium or the mall everybody was actually glad. Individuals have been very welcoming to me and my group. Individuals are welcoming to each vacationer right here. It is good.
“I am wanting ahead to Saturday evening. I imagine will probably be an thrilling battle. Abu Dhabi will make extra boxing fights and possibly boxing would be the predominant sport in Abu Dhabi. I hope will probably be as a result of that is my favourite sport on the earth. I wish to be all over the place, and folks know the game. It is nice. Thanks everybody.