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Photo: Atwell Hits Mexico, Ready For Jhonny Gonzalez

By Miguel Rivera

Undefeated Guyanese contender Clive "Punisher" Atwell arrived in Mexico, ready to for this Saturday's battle against World Boxing Council (WBC) featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez. The fight takes place in Acapulco, Guerrero. Atwell (12-0-1, 7 KOs) vs. Gonzalez (55-8, 47 KOs) will be carried by Televisa Deportes from the Acapulco Convention Center.

"Acapulco is a famous vacation spot throughout the world, but my goal is not to lie down on the beach. I have before me a great opportunity to achieve the dream of being a champion against a great opponent. Gonzalez is a big puncher but he does not impress me. I am ready to make history in Mexico. It is not an impossible task if you see it from the same perspective as my team. I have great amateur experience, a winning record and the perfect style to trouble Jhonny Gonzalez, and take home the beautiful WBC belt," Gonzalez said.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Aztekkas on 05-20-2014

[QUOTE=PunchyPotorff;14570045]Yeah Jhonny wants the Mares rematch. He isn't letting this green kid get in the way.[/QUOTE] He wants the rematch as does half of Mares's fans but we might not get it. I read in a recent article that Mares…

Comment by PunchyPotorff on 05-20-2014

Yeah Jhonny wants the Mares rematch. He isn't letting this green kid get in the way.

Comment by Accountoffline on 05-19-2014

Atwell in for a nasty surprise come fight night, Gonzalez is on a destructive path and he's the unfortunate foe in his way.

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