Gilberto Ramirez Los Angeles Media Workout Quotes
Light heavyweight Mexican superstar, Gilberto "Zurdo"
Ramirez (42-0, 28 KOs) hosted a media workout today ahead of
his WBA Light Heavyweight eliminator against the dangerous
Yunieski "The Monster" Gonzalez (21-3, 17 KOs) on Saturday,
December 18. The 12-round event is set to take place at San
Antonio's AT&T Center and will be streamed live exclusively
on DAZN worldwide.
Also in attendance was East Los Angeles' undefeated boxing
sensation, Seniesa "Super Bad" Estrada (21-0, 8 KOs, who
will be putting her WBA Minimumweight World title on the
line against Maria "La Imparable" Santizo (9-0, 5 KOs) in a
10-round DAZN co-main event on December 18. Los Angeles
based undefeated boxing prospects, Victor Morales (15-0, 8
KOs) of Vancouver, WA and Raul "Cougar" Curiel (10-0, 8 KOs)
of Tamaulipas, Mexico were also in attendance as they are
set to participate in the Golden Boy Fight Night on Facebook
Watch portion of the December 18th's fight card. Morales is
set to participate in a 10-round fight for the vacant WBC
International Gold Featherweight title against Los Angeles'
undefeated Rudy Garcia (12-0, 2 KOs). Curiel, will face-off
against Ruslan Madiyev (13-2, 5 KOs) of Indio, CA in a
10-round fight for the NABF Welterweight Title.
Below are what the fighters had to say about their upcoming
Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez, Former World Champion and
Undefeated Light Heavyweight Contender:
"I think my fight against Sullivan Barrera this past July,
showed my strengths as a fighter. I was able to put on a
great performance and show everyone that I am someone to
take note of in the light heavyweight division. Barrera had
a lot of experience, he had faced many great champions and I
stopped him. No one had stopped him like I did, and I think
that showed that I am ready for big challenges in the
"San Antonio, has a big boxing fanbase and that is big for
me and my career as a fighter. I have fought there before
and people love my style of boxing, so they can expect a
great performance from me on December 18.
"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."
Seniesa "Super Bad" Estrada, WNA Minimumweight Champion:
"Texas is a great fight state. I fought in Texas as an
amateur, and I recently fought in Texas this past March for
the world title and the atmosphere was amazing. To be coming
back and defending my world title in San Antonio, I know the
fans are going to be great so I am very excited to be coming
back. I love Texas.
"I go into every fight thinking that every opponent is a
threat so I never overlook any opponent. She's 9-0, so it's
a good match up, two undefeated fighters. I have been
studying her a lot and have learned her strengths and I see
her weakness. I just have been preparing myself to be the
best that I can be, fixing any mistakes that I make, and
overall just making myself better in every-way.
"Now being a two-division world champion, I thinking that I
have to continue to be even more focused and not get too
comfortable. I feel like my mentality is so much stronger
going into this fight because I know that I am a multiple
world champion and I want to keep it that way. It's like
what Oscar said to me 'winning a world championship is one
thing, but to keep it and remain champion is more
difficult.' And that is something that has stuck with me,
because he is so right about that."
Victor Morales, Undefeated Featherweight Prospect:
"This is my first professional fight for a title, and it
means everything to me. It's a fight that is going to put me
in the rankings, it puts me a step closer to fighting for a
"My opponent and I have similar records on paper, and it's a
moment for us to show who is the hungrier fighter. This is
so important for both of us.
"We have been doing everything to prepare for this fight,
from sparring 12-rounds, to intense strength and condition,
to mental work; everything. It's not all physical, it's
mental, and you have to prepare yourself for that, it's
really important. Thankfully, things have been going well,
and I feel strong, the strongest I have ever felt.
Raul "Cougar" Curiel, NABF Welterweight Champion:
"This is my first title defense and I am ready physically,
mentally, and spiritually. It's going to be a good fight, an
entertaining fight, and I can't wait to put on a good show.
"This is going to be my third fight this year. My last fight
was on June 19, also in Texas, and the fans got to know me
there when I won the title initially. I hoping for this
fight to be a war, my challenger is very tough, its a big
test for me. I can't wait to step into the ring.
"The Texas audience is so special to me because there is a
lot of support for the sport of boxing. In addition, my
family is out there too. I have a lot of family in San
Antonio, and I can't wait for them to see me in the ring."