Jose Ramirez Reveals What He’s Doing Differently For Josh Taylor Fight

Published 05/18/2021, 7:00 AM EDT
ARLINGTON, TEXAS – JULY 27: Jose Ramirez celebrates his TKO against Maurice Hooker during their WBO & WBC Junior Welterweight World Championship fight at College Park Center on July 27, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)


Boxing fans are in for a real treat with the upcoming enigmatic collision between Jose Ramirez and Josh Taylor. The pair will lock horns with each other in a 12-round war for the undisputed super-lightweight championship. This is undoubtedly the biggest fight at this weight class and both pugilists are extremely ready to give each other a stern test on May 22.

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Ahead of the fight, WBC and WBO super-lightweight champ, Jose Ramirez, spoke to Fight Hub TV. Here, he revealed his approach to this clash and what he’s doing differently this time.

“There’s only one pace that I’m going and sparring. There’s no room for excuses and training sessions that I do. I just want to go out there and go through the routine, go home,” said Ramirez.

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Ramirez last fought in August 2020 against Viktor Postol. Here, he defended both of his titles and claimed an easy MD win. Post that fight, the only bout that has enticed ‘Jaguar’ is the undisputed showdown with the sturdy Josh Taylor.

This fight has already become a hot topic in the fight world, and has the attention of everyone for obvious reasons.

NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 17: Jose Ramirez celebrates after defeating Amir Imam during their WBC junior welterweight fight at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden on March 17, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

In his above interview, Ramirez seemed extremely confident. He knows the hype and responsibilities this fight carries and citing that; he wants to give his sheer best to fetch all the super-lightweight titles on the line.

Jose Ramirez vs Josh Taylor – who claims a crucial ‘W’ in this bout?

Until now, Taylor and Ramirez both have annihilated every opponent in their boxing stints. The pair follows an offensive approach to the game, and this strategy has benefited them pretty well.

LAS VEGAS, NV – JANUARY 28: Josh Taylor is shown after his super lightweight fight against Alfonso Olvera at MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 28, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Taylor won by unanimous decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Both of them will present an immaculate track record in this fight, and they’ll look forward to solidifying their spot at the peak of this weight class.

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Additionally, this fight will award the winner all the super-lightweight titles on the line. With that, both the fighters will reportedly bring in their A-game to crucify each other.

It’ll be exciting to see who among the two comes out on top in this fight and claims a vital win.

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Who will you be rooting for in a fight between the two?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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