Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Bomba Gonzalez Settles For a Draw in Ring Return

By Rey Colon

Back for the first time after suffering his first career setback to Giovanni Segura, former Olympian Jonathan 'Bomba' Gonzalez (13-1-1, 11 KO's) had to settle for a majority draw in an eight round bout with Michael Ruiz Jr. (9-4-2 and 3 KO's) at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in Buffalo, New York. Judges Don Ackerman and Eric Marlinski scored the bout 76-76, while Tom Schreck saw it 77-75 for Gonzalez.

"My people, it was a tough fight. We had a majority draw but we are back. There is no excuse. Thanks for the support. I'll be back soon. Thanks for coming out," he said on his Facebook account.

Rey Colon covers boxing in Puerto Rico for thesportpress.com

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by JmH Reborn on 05-30-2014

[QUOTE=TOBYLEE1;14604447]I have noticed that in PR they are looking for the next star and they are rushing their prospects. Instead of building them they are taking too much of an early beating that could hamper their careers. Theses guys have…

Comment by TOBYLEE1 on 05-30-2014

[QUOTE=JmH Reborn;14604418]Way to early for him to fight Gio when he did. I made good money. They rushed him bad. I still have no idea why he was the favorite. It was like Dulorme and De Valle. Way to early.…

Comment by baya on 05-30-2014

[QUOTE=richardt;14603711]To put it simple - Bomba aint all that. I expected a little bit more against a setup fight.[/QUOTE] he was very good. it was sheer stupidity to put him in with a world beater like segura after just 13…

Comment by JmH Reborn on 05-30-2014

[QUOTE=TOBYLEE1;14604410]I really thought he would look better. He showed a lot of promise but don't know if he has it. No shame on the Segura fight but he should had impressed with this type of opponent[/QUOTE] Way to early for…

Comment by TOBYLEE1 on 05-30-2014

I really thought he would look better. He showed a lot of promise but don't know if he has it. No shame on the Segura fight but he should had impressed with this type of opponent

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (7)
Top Headlines Joseph Parker Will Be Promoted By Top Rank in America, China Photos: Bernard Hopkins Putting in Work For Final Career Fight Ward-Kovalev: $3.3 Million Live Gate From 10,066 Tickets Sold Abel Sanchez: Andy Ruiz Ready For 50-50 Fight With Joseph Parker Photos: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Putting in Work For Ring Return Claudio Marrero Eager For Zambrano Clash as Purse Bid Looms McGregor: I Was Minding My Business, Mayweather Called Me Out Erik Skoglund Will Have a Familiar Head Trainer in His Corner Andy Ruiz on Parker: When Bell Rings, I'm Going Into Beast Mode! Jack Culcay vs. Demetrius Andrade Purse Bid on December 15 Abner Mares: I'll Prove I'm Still Elite, That I Can Make a Big Bang Anthony Joshua Could Fight in Nigeria For Right Price, Says Hearn Brook Mentions Spence, But Talks Thurman-Garcia, Pacquiao Parker-Ruiz Title Fight Nearing Sold Out Status in New Zealand Frampton: Santa Cruz Can't Be Busier or Better in Our Rematch Jason Sosa Relfects on Memorable 2016 Run, Maps Out Future Saunders: Need Another Fight Before Golovkin, Other Top Foe Mason Menard Views Ray Beltran Fight As Doorstep To Stardom Wilder: Joshua Has Fought D-Level Guys; Wouldn't Be Big in U.S. Izu Ugonoh Explains His Decision To Sign on With Al Haymon Haye: My Fight is Headline News, Zero Talk About Joshua-Molina Murat Gassiev's Title Win Continues New Cruiserweight Trend Romain Jacob, Due to Vision Issues, Retires From Boxing Parker's Promoter Rips Haye For Taking Easy Route, Easy Money Danny Roman vs. Adam Lopez - WBA Eliminator on ShoBox, 1/20 Ellerbe Couldn't Care Less About McGregor's Trash Talk, Motives Nicholas Walters Vows Redemption: I Will Be Back Even Better! "Fighting Words" - Five Biggest Storylines From This Busy Coming Weekend Kovalev Calls Ward 'Son of Judges,' Mocks Surprised Look In Tweet Michael Katsidis is Latest To Pursue Conor McGregor Payday Video: Andrew Tabiti Talks Career Status, Cruiserweight Division Joseph Parker Taking Klitschko Lessons in The Ring With Ruiz Video: Badou Jack Talks Kovalev-Ward, Mayweather-McGregor Gassiev: I Was Surprised at How Tough Lebedev Was, He Hits Hard Ed Brown, 25, Passes Away Sunday Following Fatal Shooting Andy Ruiz Hits New Zealand Feeling Strong, Confident of Victory Video: Bermane Stiverne Discusses Alexander Povetkin Title Fight Juan Carlos Reveco Bounces Back With Wide Points Win Photos: Murat Gassiev, Denis Lebedev Wage War in Moscow Troyanovsky: I Never Saw The Punch, I Hope To Get a Rematch
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement