The super bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue is set to clash against Stephen Fulton in just a few hours from now; both fighters are undefeated, which means somebody's '0' is going to go. Inoue has a professional record of 24-0 (21 knockout), and his opponent Stephen Fulton is slightly behind with a record of 21-0 (8 knockouts).
This is a fight for the WBC and WBO super bantamweight belts. Interestingly, Robeisy Ramirez, who is featured in the co-main event against Satoshi Shimizu, recently revealed his growing interest in fighting Naoya Inoue in the future; if things go well, Ramirez is ready for the challenge and will fight Inoue in the near future.
Ramirez is also part of a title fight, he will be defending his hard-earned WBO featherweight belt, and it will be interesting to see if Satoshi Shimizu can snatch it away from him.
Robeisy Ramirez on fighting Naoya Inoue
In a recent interview with Sky Sports, the WBO featherweight champion Robesiy Ramirez (12-1) shared his thoughts on a potential match with Naoya Inoue and explained why he is ready to fight him in the future.
"Of course, that would be a great fight and a great challenge both for him and for me as well," Ramirez said, as quoted by skysports.com. Everybody knows Inoue's history and that would make a great fight should he eventually move up to 126lbs".
"I'm ready to fight the best and if he's successful and that's on the table, then definitely.It was an important fight [winning the title]. Ramirez further said: It was a first step in a journey I am confident will lead me to unify and eventually become undisputed champion at 126lbs".
"I'm looking forward to the biggest fights and the biggest names so that's my focus right now. Whoever's out there who has a claim to be one of the best at 126lbs I'll be ready to fight".