Photos: Gonzalez KOs Hasegawa, Nishioka and Aoh Win
Kobe, Japan - Mexico's Jhonny Gonzalez (48-7, 42KOs) redeemed himself by knocking out Hozumi Hasegawa (29-4, 12KOs) in the fourth round to win the WBC featherweight crown at the War Memorial Hall. Hasegawa was making the first defense of the vacant title he won from Juan Carlos Burgos last November. Gonzalez wanted revenge after Toshiaki Nishioka traveled to Mexico in May of 2009 and knocked Gonzalez out in three rounds.
In almost a mirror image of the Hasegawa's defeat to Fernando Montiel, the Japanese boxer was doing very well for the first three rounds, and was caught cold by a single punch from Gonzalez in the fourth for the knockout.
WBC super bantamweight champion Toshiaki Nishioka (38-4-3, 24KOs) stopped Mauricio Munoz (21-3, 9KOs) in the ninth round. Munoz started well, but faded in the later rounds and fell apart in the ninth as the champion battered him with big shots.
WBC super featherweight champion Takahiro Aoh (21-2-1, 10KOs) stopped Humberto Gutierrez (28-3-1, 20KOs) in the fourth round after landing a crippling shot to the body.
anyone got a gif of the KO? Thanks in advance bros...Comment by richarddam on 04-08-2011
hasegawa does'nt have any punch resistance anymore, it's time for him to retire now!Comment by Johnny_Roa on 04-08-2011
[QUOTE=ippo;10344642]Damn you hasegawa,why do you do this to me.[/QUOTE] because he's not an anime characterComment by VERDUGO on 04-08-2011
[QUOTE=madamfackah;10347173]that was the second time he won it. he won his first major title in his [B]4th pro[/B] fight man. every hardcore fan knows him. dont forget his 4 fights with Nishioka.[/QUOTE] again, he won it against another bum Just…Comment by theplayerpimp on 04-08-2011
[QUOTE=F l i c k e r;10346827]lol, hozumi hozumi hozumi. I'm down for my favs whether they win or lose but damn Hozumi. Can't win them all I guess. Then again I wasn't feeling too great about this fight. I…Post a Comment/View More User Comments (32)