Lewis Ritson says Jeremias Ponce’s knockout prediction is “music to my ears” as he’s primed for an “explosive” evening in Newcastle.
The 27-year-old weighed in at 139lbs 13ozfor his IBF super-lightweight eliminator in opposition to Ponce, who got here in at 139lbs 11oz, and the Argentine has vowed to finish the battle inside the gap on Saturday, stay on Sky Sports activities.
However Ritson relishes the prospect to showcase his damaging energy to his hometown followers, with the winner turning into obligatory challenger for Scotland’s undisputed champion Josh Taylor.
“Positively want a brand new efficiency,” Ritson advised Sky Sports activities. “An explosive efficiency to get the followers speaking once more, the best way they have been a few fights in the past.
“It is music to my ears actually [Ponce’s knockout prediction]. I would like him to return ahead, I would like him to have a go. He isn’t going to have to search out me very far. Let’s hope he comes with that angle on Saturday and we’ll be completely happy.
“I would like the followers again in there, bouncing. That is what they are going to get, they are going to get an excellent efficiency from Lewis Ritson.”
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Watch Lewis Ritson vs Jeremias Ponce on Saturday evening, from 7pm stay on Sky Sports activities.