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Jhonny Gonzalez Faces Tomas on Williams-Lara Bill

By Joaquin Trejo

World Boxing Council featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez of Mexico has been confirmed to face Tomás "El Norteño" Villa of Texas on July 9 at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, in what will be a co-promotion by People's Promotions and Goossen Tutor Promotions. The main event will feature a junior middleweight bout between Paul Williams and Cuba's Erislandy Lara. In addition, Akifumi Shimoda of Japan will defend the WBA super bantamweight title against California's Rico Ramos. And heavyweight Chris Arreola will face Nigerian Friday Ahunanya.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Spit Venom on 06-29-2011

[QUOTE=richardt;10765513]"""jhonny is a champion and got his belt the hard way.He aint gonna be told what to do."""" Then he can walk back to getting knocked out by some unknown Japanese fighter for peanuts in what is now the last…

Comment by Cubanborn87 on 06-29-2011

[QUOTE=Carlos Alberto;10763605]Where did you learn that he turned down a Gamboa fight?[/QUOTE] bob said they offered the fight firrst to marquez and he turned it down, then johny gonzalez did the same. it was on espn last week

Comment by richardt on 06-29-2011

"""jhonny is a champion and got his belt the hard way.He aint gonna be told what to do."""" Then he can walk back to getting knocked out by some unknown Japanese fighter for peanuts in what is now the last…

Comment by onechance87 on 06-29-2011

[QUOTE=richardt;10764408]Options are expected.....nothing new. This has been going on for a long time and is no reason to not sign for a huge fight....ESPECIALLY since Gonzalez is way past his prime and is not a marquee fighter and never really…

Comment by richardt on 06-29-2011

Options are expected.....nothing new. This has been going on for a long time and is no reason to not sign for a huge fight....ESPECIALLY since Gonzalez is way past his prime and is not a marquee fighter and never really…

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