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Jorge Arce: "I Want Jhonny Gonzalez in December"

By Alfredo Jaime Gomez, notifight.com

WBO super bantamweight champion Jorge "Travieso" Arce is considering another jump in weight. The Mexican fighter would like to challenge WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez in December. Arce has a rematch scheduled with South African fighter Simphiwe Nongqayi on September 24 in Mexicali.

"First I want to knock Nongqayi out. If I don't like the offers [at super bantamweight], I might leave everything on the scale, to secure my fifth world title. Hopefully, Jhonny Gonzalez is encouraged to face me. He will fight on September 15 and I'm fighting on the 24th. If we both win, we could be ready by December. He is great fighter, but I don't think he can beat me," Arce said.

Before Arce retires, he wants to avenge three of his high profile defeats.

"Before I retire, I want to beat Cristian Mijares, Vic Darchinyan and Simphiw. I have told my promoter to put me in against opponents who inspire me, because I train so much harder [for these fights] and they should pay me very well. Nobody wants to give me a rematch because they know they caught me on a bad night," Arce said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Marcov on 09-01-2011

This will be a war. Looking forward to this if it happens.

Comment by alberto12125 on 09-01-2011

[QUOTE=Pastrano;11064499]Fak Arce, he got one win over an unexperienced boxer and now he thinks he gonna start beating everyone? What a fool!:rofl:[/QUOTE] Who did you thought was going to win in the Arce-Vazquez fight? He probably can't win vs vic…

Comment by Solitario on 08-31-2011

Damn, if Arce moves up to featherweight, he'll be in his 6th division. Props to him for considering that move and also for wanting to avenge his losses.

Comment by mshap on 08-31-2011

could be a decent action fight between well matched guys B+ level guys with contrasting styles

Comment by jjbj2 on 08-31-2011

Gonzalez is the guy who beat that Japanese champion with brute force, right? Arce is the guy who beat that Puerto Rican champion with brute force, right? I either see Arce sleeping or Gonzalez beating Arce to a bloody pulp.…

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