Advertisement
Advertisement

Jonathan Gonzalez Feels Ready For Sergei Dzinziruk

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Junior middleweight prospect Jonathan Gonzalez (15-0, 13KOs) feels ready for his upcoming fight against veteran Sergei Dzinziruk (37-1, 23KOs) on the 25th of August in Washington. The fight will be televised by HBO. The 22-year-old fighter from Puerto Rico returns from a Februayr decision win against Billy Lyell. Dzinziruk, a former WBO champion, has not fought since March 2011 when he was defeated for the first time by Argentina's Sergio 'La Maravilla' Martinez.

"Everybody has their opinion [on whether I'm ready]. [Dzinziruk] is very experienced and a veteran. But I'm also a veteran and remember that I've a lot of fights at the amateur level. With Lyell I did not train at 100%. It was the fight where I was the least prepared. I had some personal problems, but eventually I figured him out easily and was well ahead on the cards. Against Dzinziruk I will be at 100%. I'm stronger than him and he'll feel my hands, speed and power," Gonzalez told Carlos Narvaez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by benjamin2004 on 06-06-2012

I am from PR, born and raised, have seen JG about four times and have yet to see anything from him that will make me feel that he would at least win a round against this guy. He is always…

Comment by zuldo on 06-06-2012

Mantequilla ur an idiot.....this is career suicide.....

Comment by zuldo on 06-06-2012

I dont know whos idea this was but but gonzales is gonna get Outbox by zirgy u guys r crazy to put this kid in there with this Guy I dont know dawg....

Comment by ChampBox@PR on 06-06-2012

If Sergei dont uses his legs, he gets hammered and walk down and TKO, if Sergei uses lots of movement and uses his lazer type jab, keeping Gonzalez honest, easy UD for Dzinziruk. This all depends on what Dzinziruk shows…

Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 06-06-2012

all that green stuff thats the difference between pr prospects and other prospects we dont protect them if they are good they will survive point blank thats how the old days are if hes good he will beat serg he…

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (9)
Top Headlines Fernando Montiel Says The Goal is To Knock Aber Mares Out Andres Gutierrez, Marco Antonio Periban Pick Up Big Wins Anthony Joshua Opens Up as 7-1 Favorite To Beat Martin David Haye: Anthony Joshua Will Knock Charles Martin Out Early! Charles Martin: I'm Knocking Anthony Joshua Out! Charles Martin-Anthony Joshua Announced, April 9 In London Nonito Donaire Wants To Make a Statement With Bedak Lebedev Wonders if Hryunov Attack Was Roy Jones Related Fedor Chudinov: Ready for Anyone at Super Middleweight? Porter: I've Heard Things That About Mayweather Returning Roach Doubts Miguel Cotto Can Make 147 For Marquez Clash Salud Will Talk To Pacquiao About World Title Double in Manila Jean Pascal Cautioned To Take Signficant Time Off By Promoter Qiu Xiao Jun's Big Win Draws 200 Million TV Viewers in China Liam Williams-Nav Mansouri Set For April 2 on BoxNation Sanchez: Canelo Couldn't Hurt Cotto, What Happens With GGG? Barrera Advised By Manager To Go All Out With Andre Ward Chavez, Barrera, Morales View Canelo-GGG as The Next 'Big One' Alex Saucedo Decisions Clarence Booth: Vences Wins Khan: Being Underdog To Canelo Has Given Me an Extra Push! Fernando Carcamo Stops Daniel Echeverria In Three Lomachenko: I'm Ready To Fight Rigondeaux at Any Time Glowacki's Coach Says Steve Cunningham Still in Play For April Cortez Expects Canelo To Slaughter Amir Khan in Rapid Fashion Jorge Linares Hopes To Return in May or June From Injury Artur Szpilka Has Surgery on Left Hand, Wants Charles Martin Arum Wonders if Amir Khan Can Pull Off a Super Bowl Upset Tyson Fury Going in New Direction? Says 'Massive Fight' Coming Dmitry Chudinov Blows Through Marat Huzeeva in Moscow Mariusz Wach's Ring Return Being Positioned For May 14 Adrian Granat Has Two Fights Set; Sprott Faces Hammer on 3/18 Joseph Diaz-Jayson Velez Set For Ward-Barrera HBO Card Lanell Bellows: Nobody Can Match My Work Ethic Hearn, Mayweather To Join Forces For UK Boxing Events Gutierrez Set For Hometown Appearance, Wants Santa Cruz Next Frank Warren Takes Aim at Boxers Having Overgrown Beards Marquez Wants 147 For Cotto, 152/153 Rehydration Clause Campillo: Kovalev Can Beat Ward, Beterbiev a Bigger Puncher Roach: Not Scared of Atlas, Don't Give a Sh*t About His Stories! McGuigan Warns Joshua To Avoid Charles Martin, For Now
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement