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Jonathan Gonzalez, Sergei Dzinziruk Battle To a Draw

By Bill Emes

Turning Stone Casino, Verona, New York - junior middleweights Jonathan Gonzalez (15-0-1, 13KOs) and former WBO champion Sergei Dzinziruk (37-1, 24KOs) fought to a twelve round draw. The scores were 117-111 for Gonzalez, 115-113 for Dzinziruk and 114-114 for the draw.

Gonzalez, who experienced serious weight issues prior to the contest, looked a little chubby. Dzinziruk was cautious and boxed while Gonzalez was looking for big shots and didn't appear to have any fear of the veteran's power. After being outboxed in some of the earlier rounds, Gonzalez became very aggressive in round five and started pushing the tempo. The veteran's face was starting to swell. Gonzalez was landing the harder punches, but he was very inactive and didn't let his hands go during the moments when Dzinziruk would take breaks.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 09-03-2012

man, f*ck Gonzalez. what a fat f*cking disgrace to the game. I don't ever want to see him on HBO again.

Comment by Doctor_Tenma on 09-02-2012

I had Gonzalez clearly winning, but Dzinziruk, who was in much better shape should have been able to outwork Gonzalez and circle around him. It's inexcusable to have looked that awful regardless of the layoff. Gonzalez was extremely flat and…

Comment by Johnny Dough on 09-02-2012

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;12470960]gonzalez deserved the win ppl thought he would be out classed but he wasnt he out powered n out worked sergie with ease i would like to see a rematch[/QUOTE] To be fair, da guy hadn't fought in 14 months…

Comment by daggum on 09-02-2012

[QUOTE=paulf;12473795]Man, did accepting the Sergio fight ruin Dzizurik's career or what? Harsh luck.[/QUOTE] yes. he could have been up to 20 defenses by now and an all time great if he never took a risk. stupid move by him.

Comment by paulf on 09-02-2012

Man, did accepting the Sergio fight ruin Dzizurik's career or what? Harsh luck.

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