Advertisement
Advertisement

Bomba Gonzalez Will Replace Injured McWilliams Arroyo

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- Undefeated Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez is back to the ring on April 20 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico, headlined by the world title clash between Cristian Mijares and Victor Terrazas. On the undercard Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez and McJoe Arroyo will see action, in a Promociones Zanfer presentation in association with Top Rank and PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP).

Gonzalez (12-0, 11 KOs) will fight in replacement of McWilliams Arroyo, who injured his right hand during training. Gonzalez, who is the World Boxing Organization (WBO) flyweight Youth champion and is ranked #14 by the WBO, comes off a third round TKO win over Joseph Rios on March 23 in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico.

 “After McWilliams (Arroyo) injured his hand and we saw that he could’t fight, we talked to Bomba Gonzalez, who comes off a recent fight, and we decided to put him in this show on April 20”, Peter Rivera, PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) Vice-President, said. “Now, we have Bomba Gonzalez, Juanma Lopez and McJoe Arroyo, as the Puerto Rican fighters to be in action in that card in Mexico”.

Gonzalez, an Amateur Youth World Champion in 2008 and Gold Medalist in the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games, will fight against a foe to be named in a flyweight bout scheduled to 10 rounds.

On this card, former two time WBO champion Juanma Lopez (32-2, 29 KOs) will face Brazilian William Prado (20-3-1, 13 KOs), in a fight scheduled to 10 rounds at the 128 pounds limit. Lopez come off a ninth round TKO victory over Brazilian Aldimar Silva Santos on February 2, in Puerto Rico. Actually, Lopez is ranked #6 by the WBO in the featherweight division.

Meanwhile, McJoe Arroyo (12-0, 7 KOs), the IBF Latino super flyweight champion, will fight versus former IBF superflyweight champion Rodrigo “Gatito” Guerrero (18-4-1, 12 KOs) in an IBF eliminatory fight, scheduled for 10 rounds. Arroyo is the #8 WBO and #14 IBF ranked in the super flyweights ranks, while Guerrero is ranked #4 in the IBF.

Headlining this show, former world champion Cristian Mijares (47-6-2, 22 KOs) will fight against Victor Terrazas (36-2-1, 21 KOs) for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) super bantamweight title.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sttag on 04-08-2013

[QUOTE=oc9979;13224588]Juanma is a bum himself.[/QUOTE] Bull****. :booty:

Comment by oc9979 on 04-08-2013

Juanma is a bum himself.

Comment by PureBoxingCEO on 04-08-2013

Why is Juanma fighting another bum from Brazil?

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (3)
Top Headlines Video: Canelo, Khan Face To Face at T-Mobile Arena Photos: Canelo, Khan Ready For War at T-Mobile Arena Amir Khan: Andre Ward, Andre Berto Pushed Me in Camp Weights From Las Vegas: Alvarez 155, Khan 155 Canelo's Coach Eyes Revenge on Khan For Barrera Beating LIVE STREAM: Canelo vs. Khan Weighin From T-Mobile Arena Jamel Herring To Watch Crolla-Barroso With Vested Interest Shah Khan: Amir Must Avoid Toe To Toe, Outbox Canelo Petr Petrov: I Believe That I'm Ready To Face The Best Hearn: If Chisora Beats Pulev, He's Prime Candidate For Joshua Lara on Canelo-Golovkin Beef: Canelo Should Vacate, I'll Fight Both! Photos: Anthony Crolla, Ismael Barroso Ready For Manchester War Video: Chisora Hit By Bottle, Loses His Mind at Pulev Weighin Weights From Manchester: Crolla 134.5, Barroso 134.3 NJ Changes How Referees Assess Hurt Fighters After Knockdowns Haye-Gjergjaj Radio Broadcast Rights Picked Up By talkSPORT Lemieux: Let's See How Tapia Adapts, I'm Sure I'm Gonna Hit Him WBC Prez Admits Tough Spot - if Mayweather, Khan Target Garcia Lennox Lewis: This is Khan's Time To Secure Place With UK Stars Nonito Donaire's Next Defense in Cebu or Dubai - With Magdaleno? Euro News: Edis Tatli, Eva Wahlstrom, Schwarz, Soslan Tedeev Crolla-Barroso: Marcus Morrison Pumped For WBC Title Fight Holyfield Cautions That Khan Must Make Adustments At All Times Anthony Yigit Aims To Steal The Show at Barclaycard Arena Video: Virgil Hunter Discusses Factors in Canelo vs. Khan David Haye: I'll Be Surprised if Shannon Briggs Beats Dimitrenko Video: Lennox Lewis Hits Las Vegas For Canelo vs. Khan Canelo's Trainer: Golovkin is Not a Difficult Fight, It's Only Tough Hopkins: Big Not Always Better, But Canelo KO's Khan in 9 or 10 Glen Tapia on David Lemieux Fight: I Will Turn My Haters Into Fans Video: WBC Prez on Canelo-Golovkin Situation, Khan, Stevenson Hunter: Khan Winning is No Upset, Canelo is NOT Very Good Video: Evander Holyfield Breaks Down The Heavyweight Division Hunter Feels Canelo's Edge Due to Weight a Bit Exaggerated Video: Hopkins on Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner, Canelo-Khan Khan Says KO is Tough, Confident He Can Box Canelo's Ears Off Photos/Weights: Marvin Quintero vs. Petr Petrov, More De La Hoya: People Laughed at My Pacquiao Fight - He Retired Me! Video: Lucas Matthysse on Career Status, Future in Boxing Video: Eddie Hearn Talks Joshua, Fury, Crolla, Groves, Murray
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement