Scottish boxer – Josh Taylor has predicted knockout ahead of his undisputed junior welterweight world title showdown against Jose Ramirez on Saturday at The Theater inside Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas.

According to The Tartan Tornado [Taylor], a unified light-welterweight champion, having held the WBA [Super], IBF, and Ring magazine titles since 2019 he is well prepared for the night and is ready to land a knockout tomorrow.

“I loved every single minute of camp in Las Vegas. Felt great to be back to normal.”

“I respect every fighter that jumps in the ring. You don’t become a unified champion out of anywhere. You have to be a great fighter.

“I highly respect him. He is a great fighter and a great person, but on Saturday night, as soon as that bell rings, all that goes out the window”

“This fight means the world to me. Puts my name in the history books as one of the {best} Scottish fighters in history. That’s why I have trained so hard for this fight. I dedicated my whole life to the sport. I’m so confident. This is a pure boxing fight.”

“I’m confident I’m getting the KO on Saturday.”

Top Rank chairman – Bob Arum has also expressed his delight ahead of the bout:

“I’m very excited. Now at the end of this pandemic, we have the best fight of the whole pandemic experience. We don’t have to sell anything about this fight. We just mention the fighters.

“They are both undefeated, both former Olympians, both world champions. This will be a great fight!”

“With Jose as a fighter, you have seen his accomplishments, but I’m more impressed with the man he is outside of the ring. I’m proud of Jose.”