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'I am willing to go to the UK to unify the world titles': Jose Ramirez lays down the gauntlet to Josh Taylor over super-lightweight unification fight next year Josh Taylor unified the super-lightweight division with a win over Regis Prograis Jose Ramirez holds the WBC and WBO belts and Taylor is keen to fight him  The Mexican-American said he is happy to fight in Taylor's native Scotland Both fighters may make mandatory title defences before a unification bout 

By Gary Keown For Mailonline

Published: 23:29 GMT, 31 October 2019 | Updated: 11:11 GMT, 1 November 2019

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Jose Ramirez last night told ring rival Josh Taylor he is happy for their winner-takes-all world title superfight to go ahead in Scotland.

The WBC and WBO super-lightweight champion shares IBF and WBA kingpin Taylor's hunger to unify the division in 2020 and insists he would have no qualms about travelling across the Atlantic if the deal is right.

Taylor wants the bout to take place at Edinburgh Castle or Easter Road with Ramirez pointing out he already has a proud record of stepping into his opponent's backyard and taking away his title.

Josh Taylor unified the super-lightweight division with a win over American Regis Prograis

Josh Taylor unified the super-lightweight division with a win over American Regis Prograis

The California-based 27-year-old travelled to Texas to take on local favourite and then WBO champion Maurice Hooker in a unification match in July and won by a sixth-round stoppage.

'Listen, it really doesn't matter to me where the fight is. All I need is the ring,' Ramirez told Sportsmail. 'I am willing to fight on a different (TV) network or whatever and I

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