Jhonny Gonzalez-Jorge Arce Bout Still in The Works

By Osiris Mendez Cruz

The respective promoters for Jhonny Gonzalez (Promociones del Pueblo) and Jorge Arce (Zanfer Promotions) are trying to work out various issues in order to finalize a September 20th showdown in Los Mochis, Sinaloa.

For months, Arce has demanded a shot at Gonzalez' WBC featherweight championship. The biggest issue at hand are the television networks. Gonzalez fights on Televisa and Arce is aligned with network rival TV Azteca.

There was some positive movement, where a deal was being worked out which allowed both networks to showcase the contest.

But then Gonzalez claimed that Arce's side demanded exclusive TV rights.

"The negotiations were going well, but at the last minute, the handlers of Arce said that if it came together the fight was only going to happen on TV Azteca. They did not want to give any [TV] rights to Televisa; that sort of thing bothered my promoter and the broadcaster who supports me," Gonzalez said.

Both sides are hoping to resolve this issue in the near future.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ClassicBox on 08-12-2014

It took JG a while to bcome champ again he waited it out and got his chance and took advantage of it and still is, I think he wants a big payday against (A. Mares) rematch. But he's also hurting…

Comment by Divine Hammer on 08-12-2014

What a pointless fight.

Comment by johnm is... on 08-12-2014

Arce? He still fights?

Comment by nycsmooth on 08-12-2014

Arce's style made 2 order 4 Jhonny & get's ko'd in 6...However, can't c JG going to Arce'home town, in the middle of drug country, 4 this 1...

Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 08-12-2014

[QUOTE=Corelone;14848124]The decline and fall. Jhonny is only stoking Velez' fire taking these geezer fights. How is beating Arce worth anything. S**t or get off the pot. That Salka fight should be the start of a movement, the prove you're the…

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