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Scrappy Ramirez sat down with La Vale Show CoHost Sergio Catalan to discuss his remarkable journey in the world of boxing. Born José Carlos Ramírez on August 12, 1992, this American professional boxer has left an indelible mark on the sport.
Scrappy’s story is one of resilience and determination. As an amateur, he proudly represented the United States at the 2012 Olympics, foreshadowing the greatness ahead. Currently ranked as one of the world’s top light welterweights, Scrappy’s prowess in the ring is undisputed.
During the interview, Scrappy shares a revelation about his motivation to enter the world of boxing. He expressed a desire to transcend the hardships of his upbringing, steering clear of the street life. For Scrappy, boxing was not just a sport but a lifeline, a way to reshape his destiny for the better.
The name “Scrappy” holds a special significance for this determined fighter. It symbolizes his tenacity, and his refusal to back down in the face of adversity. It reflects the belief that he was destined for something greater. He mentions, that he always knew in his heart, that he was not meant for street life.