Two-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy “El Tren” Ramirez says he is ready to face former world Champion Isaac Dogboe for the vacant WBO featherweight world title on Saturday, April 1 at Hard rock hotel & Casino Tulsa.
This remains the first world title opportunity for the Cuban southpaw.
Following a recent training session, Ramirez said
“ This is what I have always wanted and have asked for since I became a professional boxer. I see this fight as the perfect stage from which to present my credentials to the world and make the case that I am the best fighter in the featherweight division.”
“For me, life has always been about continuously being hungry. Talent alone is not enough at this level. True success means continuing to evolve, moving ahead, and conquering hurdles and failures to become great..”
Ramirez (11-1, 7 KOs) has won 11 fights since losing in his pro debut in August 2019.
In 2022, Ramirez scored three consecutive knockouts as he stopped Irish veteran Eric Donovan and starched then-unbeaten contender Abraham Nova with a single straight left hand. Last October, he defeated Jose Matias Romero via ninth-round TKO.
However, Ramirez will welcome the stiffest test of his career against the 28-year-old Dogboe (24-2, 15 KOs), a Ghanaian former junior featherweight world champion who hopes to conquer a second weight class.
Promoted by Top Rank, the two boxers remain under the promotions.
By Daniel Yeboah|3Sports|Ghana