“Dreams come true”: Zurdo Ramírez after becoming the first Mexican cruise champion – La Opinion

“Dreams come true”: Zurdo Ramírez after becoming the first Mexican cruise champion – La Opinion

Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramírez assured that dreams come true after making history and becoming the first Mexican cruiserweight champion by defeating Arsen Goulamirian by unanimous decision at the YouTube Theater in Inglewood in California.

In the interview about the ring after the victory, Zurdo Ramírez expressed that He worked very hard to get the 200 pound belt. of the World Boxing Association (WBA) and thanked everyone who trusted him because they helped him have greater motivation.

“Dreams come true. Dreams come true. Thank you to everyone who supported me and believed in me and also to those who didn’t give me a chance. Thank you because you gave me great motivation, This is not just my new belt, this is the result of all the hard work of my team“, said.

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Zurdo Ramírez celebrates the historic victory for Mexican boxing after beating Arsen Goulamirian. Photo Courtesy: Cris Esqueda/Golden Boy Promotions.

I worked hard every day and I feel very proud of myself, I feel very happy for my family. This is for my dad too! I’m a big kid, I’m strong and that’s what gave me confidence. “He told me he would break me mentally and physically and I knew he couldn’t,” he added.

The confrontation was back and forth from start to finish. Arsen Goulamirian put pressure on Zurdo Ramírez from the beginning, who impressed with his oscillating, zigzagging and skillful movements in the ring to keep his rival on the sidelines. After 12 rounds, The three side judges scored 110-118 on their cards in favor of the Mexican, who handed the Frenchman his first defeat of his career.

In addition to being the first Mexican 200-pound champion, Zurdo Ramírez He was also crowned monarch of two weight divisions. It should be noted that in 2016 the Mexican achieved the same feat, but at super middleweight when he won the World Boxing Organization (WBO) title by defeating Arthur Abraham.

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Zurdo Ramírez dominated the former French champion from start to finish to take the title from him. Photo Courtesy: Cris Esqueda/Golden Boy Promotions.

Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramírez, 32, established himself in the cruiserweight division after capturing the WBA title in his second fight in the category and hopes to continue adding achievements. As a professional, the Sinaloan boxer He has a record of 45 victories, 30 of them by knockout, and one setback in his career.

For his part, Arsen Goulamirian, 38, lost his WBA 200-pound world championship to Mexicana scepter that he successfully defended four times since he won it in 2019. In addition, the French boxer lost his undefeated record and now has a record of 27 wins, 19 of them by fast track, and one setback.

Keep reading:
· Zurdo Ramírez feels happy at cruiserweight and promises to beat Goulamirian to make history
· Zurdo Ramírez wants to become the first Mexican cruiserweight champion: “Very motivated”
· The WBA grants special permission to Arsen Goulamirian to contest his title against Zurdo Ramírez

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