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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

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

Results from Cardiff: Selby wins, in line for Jhonny Gonzalez; Cleverly scores quick KO

Lee Selby earned a shot at Jhonny Gonzalez with a 12-round unanimous decision over Romulo Koasicha in a WBC title elimination bout at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales. Selby was effective with the volume of punches by just doing a solid job of keeping Koasicha on the receiving end of three and four punch combinations. Koasicha had a few opportunities in round's five and seven...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 17, 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

Golden Boy Releases Statement On Mares Injury

LOS ANGELES, CA - Current WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez and former champion Abner Mares were scheduled to meet on February 15th in a rematch of their August bout where Gonzalez shocked the world with the upset of the year, a round one knockout of Mares. On December 30th, the fight was postponed after the Mares camp announced an injury suffered to the rib during sparring...
Via BadCulture
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Official Abner Mares & Jhonny Gonzalez statements on rematch postponement, new date not yet announced

Following a rib injury suffered in training, Abner Mares has been forced to withdraw from his Saturday, Feb. 15 rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez, causing a postponement of the entire Showtime televised event at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. A new date for the rematch of the 2013 Upset of the Year will be announced once Mares is cleared to resume training. "I'd like to apologize to all...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Gonzalez vs. Mares II Postponed, Mares Injured

LOS ANGELES, CA - According to multiple sources (ESPN.com, BoxingScene.com), the featherweight title rematch between Jhonny Gonzalez and Abner Mares scheduled for February 15th has been postponed due to an rib injury Mares suffered while sparring. Richard Schaefer, who spoke directly to ESPN.com, said the following: “I got a call from directly Abner [on Monday afternoon] and he...
Via BadCulture
December 31, 2013  |  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

Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Abner Mares II officially announced, tickets on sale Friday

Golden Boy Promotions will present a rematch of one of 2013's biggest upsets when Jhonny Gonzalez defends his WBC Featherweight World Championship against  Abner Mares, on Saturday, Feb.15 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif. live on Showtime. In their first bout on Aug. 24, 2013, at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., hard-hitting Gonzalez shocked the world with a first...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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