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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?

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