Brandon Gonzales was on the cusp of establishing his presence in the middleweight division, but a series of unfortunate events put those plans on hold in 2012.
First, a ShoBox date with Caleb Truax to open last year fell apart when Gonzales tore his groin in training camp, leading to months of rehab.
Next, before his appearance on ESPN2 Friday Night Fights last June, the 28-year-old Gonzales (16-0, 10 KOs) sustained a cut over his left eye in sparring that threatened to cancel a clash against Elie Augustama. However, the unbeaten prospect from Sacramento, Calif., had it glued shut and proceeded to take on Augustama—and the cut re-opened. [Click Here To Read More