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 Last update:  5/30/2014       Read more by Rey Colon         
   
Bomba Gonzalez Settles For a Draw in Ring Return
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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

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comment by JmH Reborn, on 05-30-2014
[QUOTE=TOBYLEE1]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 to graduate to the next level instead of being rushed in[/...

comment by TOBYLEE1, on 05-30-2014
[QUOTE=JmH Reborn]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. I think Bomba is ruined tbh. I don't think he'll every reach the potential he could have[/QUOT...

comment by baya, on 05-30-2014
[QUOTE=richardt]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 fights. why?

comment by JmH Reborn, on 05-30-2014
[QUOTE=TOBYLEE1]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 him to fight Gio when he did. I made good money. They rushed him bad. ...

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

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