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Gonzalez Takes Shot at Broner, Calls Him an 'Imitation'

By "Mr. Boxing" Giancarlo Oquendo

Top lightweight contender Jose "Chelo" Gonzalez (21-0, 16 KO's), who on February 2 will defend his WBO Latino belt against an opponent to be determined in Bayamon, is not going to stand down while lightweight champions Ricky Burns and Adrien Broner are circling to face each other in a unification fight.
 
"I am calm and God willing my time will come. They're both looking for better purses and I understand that but [Burns] must also understand that I am the number one contender and I'm the mandatory, but we trust in God that everything goes well and we seize this opportunity and I become a world champion," Gonzalez said.

Gonzalez respects the ability of Broner, but he also feels the WBC lighteweight champ is trying to copy look and style of Floyd Mayweather Jr.

"He's young and he is a great fighter but I'm a fighter who has my own style and I do not imitate anyone. For me, [Broner] is a copycat who is imitating people. I have my own style. It might be a little messy but it's my style. I'm original and the day that I face [Broner] I will put on a great fight and I'm going to win because I have no fear of Broner or Burns or any of the current champions. I'm are here to fight and I know they are elite fighters and I want to test myself against any of them because I am also an elite fighter and I want the opportunity to demonstrate the talent that I have," said Gonzalez.

Giancarlo Oquendo is a TV boxing analyst for the PRTV/PR Network and WQBN 1160am. Follow him on Twitter @mrboxingtab

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 01-08-2013

Funny how Broner fans say Chelo shouldn't talk! Broner was talking his head off before he even got to where Chelo is right now in his career.

Comment by ROSS CALIFORNIA on 01-08-2013

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;12896152]Top lightweight contender Jose "Chelo" Gonzalez (21-0, 16 KO's), who on February 2 will defend his WBO Latino belt against an opponent to be determined in Bayamon, is not going to stand down while lightweight champions Ricky Burns and Adrien…

Comment by SoulByThePound on 01-07-2013

[QUOTE=Mr. Philadel;12896977]nah son...he got that Boricua blood in his veins...if I'm not mistaken, he never fought outside the island yet...dude still on his come up...Broner doesn't need to respond[/QUOTE] Oh ok cool....i thought he was mexican or mexican-american, **** what…

Comment by SoulByThePound on 01-07-2013

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12896723]Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhh WTF? He's Puerto Rican buddy. Some people need to keep their mouths shut.... [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] Panties in a bunch? I also said if thats what he is...:bryce:

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 01-07-2013

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12896723]Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhh WTF? He's Puerto Rican buddy. Some people need to keep their mouths shut.... [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] oh ok..you served him already :lol1:

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