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  Robeisy Ramirez vs. Isaac Dogboe
Final Press Conference Quotes


Two-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy El Tren Ramirez (11-1, 7 KOs) and former junior featherweight world champion Isaac Royal Storm Dogboe (24-2, 15 KOs) are set to collide this Saturday for the vacant WBO featherweight world title at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

In the co-feature, two-time world title challenger Joet Gonzalez (25-3, 15 KOs) will take on Mexicos Jose Enrique Vivas (22-2, 11 KOs) in a 10-round featherweight tilt.

Undercard fighters include Tulsa-born heavyweight prospect Jeremiah Milton (8-0, 6 KOs), lightweight sensation Emiliano Fernando Vargas (3-0, 2 KOs), U.S. Olympian Tiger Johnson (7-0, 5 KOs), and a high-stakes junior middleweight bout between Jahi Tucker (9-0, 5 KOs) and Nikoloz Sekhniashvili (8-1, 6 KOs).

At Thursday's press conference, this is what the fighters had to say.

Robeisy Ramirez


This title opportunity means everything. We are ready. Ive come to fight the best. And now we are here. When I say that Im ready, its because Ive passed through the process. Its all about the process. Life shows you that if you dont pass through the process, things can happen. So, the opportunity has come at the right moment. I am ready.

This camp has been totally different. We did lots of new things with my strength and conditioning coach. But we are ready for this fight, and for the fights that happen after.

{Trainer} Ismael Salas is a strategist. He is an excellent teacher. He has many world champions, and he has been doing this for many years. Salas has given me the confidence, the knowledge and dexterity to bring out the best of me in the ring. Working with him has been the best thing that has happened to my career.

Isaac Dogboe


I feel great. They say that the third times a charm. The first time was great. The second time wasnt all that great. But I feel great about this trip.

Im always hopeful. If I say Im going to do something, Im always going to show up. I thank God for giving me that mental fortitude. Thats why everything that has transpired in my boxing career has happened.

I have a second chance now. I know that Robeisy is tough. He is a good fighter. But I know that we will come out with the victory on April 1.

Joet Gonzalez


Im always in the gym working really hard. Unfortunately, I didnt get the win that night against Isaac Dogboe. The judges believed that Isaac won it. Now hes in his position, and Im in my position.

I expect another tough fight. I think people know the type of fighter I am. Im here to fight the elite fighters. Im here to be in tough fights.

I have three losses now. Im 29. I need this victory because I still have a lot to prove.

Jose Enrique Vivas


Im not scared of anyone. I know that he has Mexican blood like I do. When there are two Mexicans in the ring, its guaranteed to be a war. It will be a great show, and I will win.

For this camp, I was in Mexico for six weeks. Then, I spent four weeks with Manny Robles and Edgar Jasso. I feel like I have gotten a lot better. I feel better than ever. Ive been working with them for years, so I feel great.

Jahi Tucker

Ive been in this game for about three years now. Im seasoned. Im taking my steps to be the best fighter in the world. Slowly but surely, we are going to keep climbing. Niko, you got to be on the journey. You got to take this L from me.

Nikoloz Sekhniashvili


I respect every fighter. And, of course, Jahi is a very good fighter. But Im not going to give him a chance. I believing in showing, not telling. And Im going to show everyone on Saturday.

Emiliano Fernando Vargas


Its great to have the opportunity to step in there and showcase my skills. Im blessed to do it with Top Rank. Im ready to show the world that the legacy does continue, and Im writing my story in the meantime. Im excited. Im ready. Another performance is coming.

Jeremiah Milton


Its good to back home. Its good to be back in my city Tulsa, Oklahoma. Its been about eight months since Ive been back home. Now Im 8-0 and making my way up this ladder. Im still pushing for my dream every day. Its a special time, and Im going to have my people here supporting me.



 

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