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Photos: Jhonny Gonzalez Retains Reclaimed WBC Belt

By Pepe Rodriguez

Jhonny Gonzalez made the first successful defense of his second reign as featherweight tiltist with a 10-round technical decision win over previously unbeaten Clive Atwell.

The bout was forced to go to the scorecards with just three seconds remaining in round ten of their title fight Saturday evening in Acapulco, Mexico.

Atwell suffers his first loss, falling to 12-1-1 (7KO) in what was his first time fighting for a title and outside of his native Guyana.

Gonzalez (56-8, 47KO) was previously slated to face Abner Mares in a rematch to his shocking 1st round knockout win over the then-unbeaten three-division champ last August. The rescheduling and eventual cancellation of their planned sequel left Gonzalez out of the ring for nine months prior to Saturday's title fight.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by invanex on 05-25-2014

[QUOTE=Corelone;14590219]Oops! I have some relatives that are bums, so I do use the word once in a while.[/QUOTE] beat undefeated fighters in 2 consecutive fights...funny how a bum fighter defeated abner mares in just 1 round :)

Comment by invanex on 05-25-2014

[QUOTE=PETUFF;14588838]another bum:gives::gives:[/QUOTE] He beat the more bum abner mares though...:bottle:

Comment by Corelone on 05-25-2014

[QUOTE=PETUFF;14588838]another bum:gives::gives:[/QUOTE] Oops! I have some relatives that are bums, so I do use the word once in a while.

Comment by jas on 05-25-2014

lol , He beat an unbeaten fight doe .

Comment by Corelone on 05-25-2014

[QUOTE=PETUFF;14588838]another bum:gives::gives:[/QUOTE] I want to agree with your assesment, but I don't use the word bum. It was a mismatch on paper, but Atwill did go into the lions den. He may do a little better with more experience. Going…

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