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Gary Russell Jr. impresses in TKO win over Jhonny Gonzalez for 126-pound WBC title

After his first shot at a world title resulted in the first loss of his career, Gary Russell Jr. made sure his second chance counted, stopping Jhonny Gonzalez in Round 4 of their bout Saturday night, netting him the WBC featherweight title. Coming out and overwhelming Gonzalez (57-9, 48 KOs) with his speed, Russell (26-1, 15 KOs) took control of the fight early on and never let...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jhonny Gonzalez vs Gary Russell Jr. Preview

Las Vegas NV: The eyes of the boxing head to The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas on Saturday night as Jhonny Gonzalez defends his WBC Featherweight championship against Gary Russell Jr in the main event.  The co main event is a junior middleweight fight between Jermell Charlo vs Vanes Martirosyan. Jhonny Gonzalez enter […]
Via Philly Sports Live
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden Boy Files Suit Against Jhonny Gonzalez

LAS VEGAS — Golden Boy dropped the mic on Jhonny Gonzalez return to the ring against Gary Russell Jr. In breaking news, Golden Boy Promotions has filed suit against the featherweight champion ahead of his Saturday night title fight. Gonzalez and his Mexican promoter Promociones del Pueblo conspired with manager/promoter Al Haymon to violate Golden Boy’s exclusive rights to promote...
Via BadCulture
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden Boy files suit against Jhonny Gonzalez on eve of his fight against Gary Russell

A bombshell complaint filed today by Golden Boy against Johnny Gonzalez contends that Gonzalez and his Mexican promoter Promociones del Pueblo conspired with Al Haymon to violate Golden Boy’s exclusive rights to promote Gonzalez, Despite Golden Boy’s repeated attempts, Gonzalez, Promociones del Pueblo and Haymon repeatedly refused to put on tomorrow night’s fight between Gonzalez...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos/Quotes: Gonzalez & Martirosyan LA Media Workout

Photo Credit: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME “Once he feels my power in the ring, he’s not going to be able to think in there.” – Jhonny Gonzalez “I feel like this fight is more of a test for him [Charlo], and I have to make sure he fails the test.” – Vanes Martirosyan Tickets Still Available! GLENDALE, Calif.(March 24, 2015) – Current world champion Jhonny Gonzalez and once...
Via BadCulture
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jhonny Gonzalez & Vanes Martirosyan workout photos & quotes

Current champion Jhonny Gonzalez and once-beaten contender Vanes Martirosyan participated in a workout on Monday at the Main Event Sports Club in Glendale, Calif., prior to their respective upcoming fights on Saturday, March 28, at the The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas live on Showtime. In the 12-round main event, Gonzalez (57-8, 48 KOs), of Mexico City...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
13 days ago  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 3/24: Jhonny Gonzalez Vs. Gary Russell Preview With Brent Brookhouse

Nearly two years after Jhonny Gonzalez shocked Abner Mares with a huge left hook, it’s clear their careers have certainly gone in different directions. For instance, 28 million people in Mexico watched Gonzalez toy with a faded Jorge Arce, while Mares has struggled to impress against nondescript opposition on undercards. The question is whether or not that was a “catching lightning...
Via Bloguin Best
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jhonny Gonzalez Dominates, Retires Jorge Arce

Jhonny Gonzalez stretched his win streak to five in a row Saturday evening in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, casually defeating Jorge “El Travieso” Arce in the process. The stoic nature of Gonzalez’s pasting of the veteran made it seem as if Arce was merely an afterthought in the bout. Gonzalez, now 57-8 (48 KO), fought cautiously throughout the fight, only opening up in spots...
Via The Queensbury Rules
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Curtis Stevens, Jhonny Gonzalez And Chad Dawson

Boxing is a great sport, but it can also be incredibly frustrating. Fights that should get made don’t, promoters squabble and fans get screwed. But jhust when you think you might pack it all in, something – or someone – like Knockout CP Freshmart draws you right back in. In what other sport could a man like Mr Freshmart (who fights for a meaningless strawweight belt...
Via Bloguin Best
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lee Selby back on May 17, hoping to land shot at Jhonny Gonzalez

Lee Selby will face Romulu Koasicha at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on May 17. Selby is sitting pretty at number three in the WBC rankings and is closing in on champion Jhonny Gonzalez, who defends his title in his native Mexico a week later. The Welshman must see off Gonzalez’s fellow countryman Koasicha to move towards his first World title shot, with the Mexican fresh from...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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