The news last Saturday of Marcos Forestal’s leaving was buried on Monday. Cuba Domadores team informed that the Olympic champion in London 2012, Robeisy Ramírez, will once again be a leading figure in the category of 56 kg as soon as the sanction that bans him from participating in international events is over.
According to a press release by the Cuban Boxing Federation, Robeisy returns a few months earlier than stated in the sanction for his perseverance during trainings, “which has assured him an opportunity we had scheduled for the qualifying event for the Centro American and Caribbean Games, by early May”.
Thus, Robeisy, who is in the fifth position in his division in the current World Series in view of his two victories against Mexican Brian González and Azerbaijani Magomed Gurbanov, recovers his position and will participate in the semifinals against the Russian Boxing Team on April 24, in Moscow.
The press release also noted that if Ramon Luis doesn’t regain his good shape by April 19, when the Cuban team will travel for the clash, the tamer in the 75 kg will be Arlen López. The rest of the contestants fighting that day are, as usual: Yosbany Veitía (49 kg), Yasnier Toledo (64) and ErislandySavón (91).
Robeisy’s coming back in the team certainly reinforces it and increases his shots for returning to the match back in Havana at Ciudad Deportiva complex with an advantageous positions
Image: Taken by the official website of WSB
By José Gabriel Rodríguez