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Jhonny Gonzalez-Jorge Arce Deal is Close For 9/27

By Salvador Rodrigez

The promoters of WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez (56-8, 47KOs), and former four division champion Jorge 'Travieso' Arce (64-7-2, 49KOs), have reached an initial agreement for a showdown on September 27 in Los Mochis, Mexico. The official announcement could come down next week, once details are finalized.

On Tuesday a meeting was held in Los Mochis between the officials from local and state government with Osvaldo and Reginaldo Küchle who promote Gonzalez, and Fernando Beltran of Zanfer Promotions, who promote Arce.

They are finalizing the television aspect of the agreement, which is going to make history Mexico - because the agreement would allow both TV Azteca and Televisa to simultaneously showcase the fight.

"You can say that there was an initial agreement. We met with Governor Mario López Valdez, with the Mayor Arturo Duarte and promoter Fernando Beltran. We have not signed anything but we are in very formal talks, missing the point of the television, which we will discuss with both Azteca and Televisa to announce the fight," revealed Osvaldo Küchle, who said the fight would be on September 27, although the networks could change it. "Everything was agreed upon except the television [details]."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Babalu11 on 08-13-2014

Arce is looking to get hurt.

Comment by ClassicBox on 08-13-2014

B*llcra* fight before a rematch with A.Mares I think..But I hope A.Mares fights Jayson Velez of Puerto Rico before he goes for the rematch against J.Gonzalez.

Comment by PunchyPotorff on 08-13-2014

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;14850949]Meeting w/ all the gov't officials 2 give them their cut...MX boxing is great but so dirty w/ some very poor officials+ the poor rep of the Kuchle's makes this a real "show". I c Jhonny blowing Arce out b4…

Comment by LouIE G on 08-13-2014

:boxing:I'd watch it....:boxing:

Comment by lagako10 on 08-13-2014

arce is ****ing lier! gonzales vs donaire or lomachenko!

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