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Jonathan Oquendo re-signs with Golden Boy

Fresh off one of the biggest wins of his career over former world champion Jhonny Gonzalez on September 12, Puerto Rican star Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo (26-4, 16 KOs) has returned to Golden Boy Promotions as he pursues his first world championship. “We’ve had a long relationship with Jonathan and are thrilled to welcome him back as he continues his journey to becoming a world...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Jonathan Oquendo added to Mayweather-Berto PPV

Mexican power-puncher Jhonny Gonzalez (58-9, 49 KOs) will take on Puerto Rico’s Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo (25-4, 16 KOs) in a 10-round junior lightweight showdown that will open up the Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto SHOWTIME PPV event on Saturday, September 12 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas beginning at 8 p.m. ET. “This will be an attractive fight for the fans...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 20, 2015  |  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
March 27, 2015  |  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
March 27, 2015  |  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
March 24, 2015  |  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

Exorcist: Yudel Jhonson Puts A Hex On Norberto “El Demonio” Gonzalez

Cuba’s Yudel Jhonson (he’s not Jhonny Gonzalez’s son — apparently that naming thing only exists in Scandanavia) dropped Norberto Gonzalez twice en route to a dominant victory from the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, N.Y. Jhonson (16-1, 9 KO) was sharper throughout the 10 round junior middleweight bout . He owned the center of the ring and put Gonzalez down twice with sharp...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 07, 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

Gonzalez vs. Mares: The Rematch

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 19, 2013) - Golden Boy Promotions will present a rematch of one of 2013′s biggest upsets when Jhonny Gonzalez defends his WBC Featherweight World Championship against former Three -Time & Three-Division World Champion Abner Mares, on Saturday, Feb.15 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif. live on SHOWTIME®(10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT). In their first...
Via BadCulture
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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