Sanchez II Continues War With Team Jhonny Gonzalez

by Jose Luis Camarillo,

Featherweight contender Salvador Sanchez II has lashed out at WBC champion Jhonny Gonzalez and his promoter, Promociones del Pueblo. There were discussions about a possible fight for July 7th, but Gonzalez and his team are claiming that Sanchez overpriced himself - which Sanchez denies.

He says the promoters for Gonzalez presented him with lowball offers. Sanchez is willing to sign a contract, but he wants at least $50,000 dollars to finalize the deal.

"For starters, they are insulting me and I am no coward. They said we didn't accept the fight, that we were offered 400,000 pesos [$28,800], which is a lie. They Offered me 200,000 pesos [$14,500 dollars] to start and [my manager] Elvis [Grant] asked me and I said it was not a suitable purse for a world championship fight. When I in the United States, I was making $40,000 in eight-round fights. First with James Villa and then with Thomas Villa," Sanchez said.

"Of all those lies, there is one saying that I'm usurping the name of my uncle, that I'm not his son. I have never hidden that I am his nephew, everyone knows that. Some fans have said that I'm Jr. and used it to give promotion to my fights. That's a very different thing to what these people said to disrespect me."

"I always told everyone that I am Salvador Sanchez II, and as everyone knows I'm the son of the brother of Legend, Juventino Sanchez Narvaez, and I have nothing to hide."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Molotov91 on 05-21-2012

salvador sanchez II is a very humble person he is trying to get to the top on his own. my dad is from the next town over from where salvador sanchez is from. I rooting for this kid hopefully he…

Comment by nycsmooth on 05-21-2012

he uses jr but he's not, he's the nephew & 400k pesos is about $31k US dollars & this bout would b target practice for Gonzalez, whatever the amount..

Comment by HardAss on 05-21-2012

War sanchez!! 2

Comment by Blue Mercury on 05-21-2012

[quote=cuauhtli.;12152774]^^^ :lol1:[/quote] mwahahahahaha

Comment by $coinblatt$ on 05-20-2012

^^^ :lol1:

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