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Roach Reacts To Mike Reed: I Got Five Guys That Can Beat Him

By Steve Kim

This Saturday night from Save Mart Arena in Fresno, California, a junior welterweight contest between two undefeated fighters, Jose Ramirez (20-0, 15 KO's) and Mike Reed (23-0, 12 KO's) takes that that will be televised nationally on ESPN.

Freddie Roach, who trains Ramirez, said of their upcoming foe - "He's more experienced than most of our other opponents but he's a southpaw he'll give us a little bit of trouble but Jose's in great shape and he's a very busy fighter and I feel this guys kind of made for us a little bit and I think it's a great fight for us."

Reed has stated that Ramirez is your ''average Freddie Roach trained fighter,'' to which the renowned trainer responded - "Well, I think that is a compliment because I've had like fifty world champions so maybe Jose's 51. So OK, I have good fighters. I have better fighters than he is."

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Roach added, "I have five guys that can beat (Reed), c'mon lets face it, I do."

''Pressure's the key and that's what we do best," added Roach.

A win over Reed will send Ramirez straight into a final world title fight in 2018. The WBC has already sanctioned the fight between Ramirez and Amir Imam, world-rated No. 3 and No. 1, respectively, for the vacant WBC super lightweight world title.

Roach believes he is ready.

"Definitely yes, the thing is he's 20-0 now, he's had a lot of pro fights, had a great amateur background, came out of the Olympics. So yeah, he's definitely ready for a title fight," Roach said.

The ESPN telecast will also feature top-rated contenders Artur Beterbiev (11-0, 11 KOs), a Russian native who fights out of Montréal, Québec, Canada, and Enrico Koelling (23-1, 6 KOs), of Berlin, Germany, battling for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) light heavyweight title.    

Steve Kim is the news editor for BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AdonisCreed on 11-09-2017

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