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Jhonny Gonzalez-Cristian Mijares Clash in Talks

By Miguel Rivera

Cristian Mijares (50-8-2, 25KOs) is still hunting for another world title. El Diamante says his promoter, Pepe Gomez of Cancun Boxing, has reached out to promoter Oswaldo Kuchle regarding the possibility of a fight with Jhonny Gonzalez (56-8, 47KOs), the featherweight champion of the World Boxing Council (WBC).

Mijares lost a twelve round decision to WBC super bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz in March, and then returned last month to stop Sebastian Rodriguez in seven rounds. Gonzalez has only fought once this year, a ten round technical decision over Clive Atwell in May.

If Gomez can reach a deal, he wants to place the fight on the September 13th undercard to the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana rematch, taking place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Another possible date for the fight is a slot on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez's fall return.

"My promoter Pepe Gomez will have talks with representatives of Jhonny to sign the fight for the undercard of Floyd Mayweather's rematch with Marcos Maidana, on September 13 in Las Vegas," said Mijares.

"I feel very strong in the featherweight division and it would be a great fight with Gonzalez. We are both on the same television network and we wouldn't have any problems to sign that fight."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LA_2_Vegas on 07-22-2014

[QUOTE=giacomino;14786440]So Mijares just lost every round of a title fight and now he's right back in line for another title fight at a higher weight? :wtf:[/QUOTE] This. horrible fight

Comment by fceeviper on 07-22-2014

Jhonny will retire Mijares boxing career in this one. :boxing:

Comment by giacomino on 07-22-2014

So Mijares just lost every round of a title fight and now he's right back in line for another title fight at a higher weight? :wtf:

Comment by teddycanyon on 07-22-2014

Man, Jhonny Gonzalez's run as champ hasn't been all it was cracked up to be, has it?

Comment by Ringlife on 07-22-2014

[QUOTE=Divine Hammer;14785888]santa cruz has unfinished business at 122. he needs to fight rigo or the winner of frampton vs martinez next.[/QUOTE] I would like to see all those fights at 122. I just don't see it happening maybe Rigondeaux vs…

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