Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Search Ongoing For Jhonny Gonzalez' Missing Brother

By Jake Donovan

The past month or so for Jhonny Gonzalez has proven frustrating in attempting to securing an opponent for his next fight. It pales tremendously in comparison to the pain and anguish he currently endures as a Missing Persons search is underway for his older brother, Miguel Angel Gonzalez.

Authorities in Mexico have officially declared Gonzalez, 39, missing, having disappeared on Friday without a trace. A nationwide search is in effect, with little else on the mind of the featherweight titlist until the matter reaches resolution.



"Miguel Angel has always worked Jhonny's corner as a second assistant. Jhonny is devasted right now," notes Oswaldo Kuchle, Gonzalez' promoter. "All of Jhonny's fans are praying for Miguel Angel's safety and have been overwhelming in their support through Jhonny's Twitter account."

Gonzalez (55-8, 47KO) has taken to his Twitter account to ask fans and followers to report any leads or news of any relevance to the proper authorities. 

"Friends, if anyone has any information about my brother, I please ask that you let me know," Gonzalez plead on Saturday. 

Jake Donovan is the Managing Editor of Boxingscene.com, as well as a member of the Transnational Boxing Ratings Board and the Boxing Writers Association of America. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox
Tags: Jhonny Gonzalez image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by southpaw_07 on 02-16-2014

sounds like a kidnap for ransom case tbh, crazy stuff they are doing in MX, either drugs or this, the rest run across the border into the US

Comment by boxing maniac on 02-16-2014

Sad to hear this ....thoughts n prayer to gonzalez family and hoping for a safe return home

Comment by JakeNDaBox on 02-16-2014

[QUOTE=Lou Cipher;14241208]Is this the ex world champ Miguel angel Gonzales? If it iis diesnt he deserve his own title not just johnnys brother?[/QUOTE] Not the same person. It's a popular name in Mexico. The ex-chapion MAGO is a few years…

Comment by Andre Wardttke on 02-16-2014

[QUOTE=Lou Cipher;14241237][url]http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=8258&cat=boxer[/url] Johnnys brother is 4 years younger than ex champ ma gonzales. Althoigh Johnnyd brother looks about 10 years older. No disrespect hope he is found in good health[/QUOTE] Is it definitely the same brother as the one that's…

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 02-16-2014

[QUOTE=Carlos Alberto;14241655]Unfortunately, this is the situation we're going through all over Mexico now. We are the new Colombia [and have been for quite a while].[/QUOTE] Very sad situation. If the government can't provide security then the people need to unite…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (18)
Top Headlines Francisco Vargas vs. Miguel Berchelt - Undercard Information Tyron Zeuge vs. Isaac Ekpo - Purse Bid Ordered For January 31 David Haye: Bellew Looked Fat and Nervous - He'll Be KO'd Quick Funeka Warns Pacquiao To Take Horn Serious or Suffer Shock Loss Braekhus vs. Svensson is Pushed Back To February 24 Liam Williams vs. Liam Smith For WBO European Belt, April 8 Photos: Fury, Saunders, Adams, Smith-Williams, Flanagan Presser Chocolatito: No Problem Facing Cuadras, But Focus is on Rungvisai Hearn: No Interest in Khan's Proposed 70-30 Split for Brook Bout Yuriorkis Gamboa Inks Promotional With Golden Boy Promotions Nicola Adams Turns Pro With Frank Warren, Will Debut On April 8 Top Rank President Lays Out Michael Conlan's Plan To Stardom Cancer-Free Father Made Camp Less Stressful for Leo Santa Cruz Lara's Coach: Canelo Does Not Have The Style To Beat Golovkin Angel Garcia: Danny Could Ruin Thurman's Career, Like Matthysse's Daily Bread Mailbag: Mayweather-Ali, Cotto-Kirkland, Jack, More Judge Sets Down Terms To Lift Ban on Edwin Valero Movie Nicola Adams Leaves Team GB Boxing Setup, Free To Pursue Other Opportunities Steve Goodwin Updates on Stable, Looks Ahead, Reflects on 2016 Eubank Jr: DeGale is One of The Best at 168? That's Embarrassing! Golovkin's Coach on The Canelo vs. Chavez Jr. Catch-Weight Randy Caballero To Return on March 23 on ESPN Card "Fighting Words" - Angel Garcia to Blame, Though We Enabled Him Abel Sanchez: Maybe It Could Be Golovkin-Chavez, Canelo-Jacobs Puerto Rico Commission To Investigate Vazquez Jr. Pay Claims Shawn Porter Tabs Santa Cruz To Beat Frampton in Rematch Chocolatito: All Rungvisai Has is a Punch, It Won't Be That Difficult Klitschko Coach Says Everyone Will Be Shocked After Joshua Fight Nacho: Juan Manuel Marquez Has Not Retired, Wants To Fight Memo: Chavez Jr. Will Be Stronger, No Weight Issues For Canelo Thurman-Garcia: Narvaez vs. Rodriguez Clash is Eyed For Card Rob Brant Stops Alexis Hloros in First at Grand Casino in Hinckley Canelo vs. Chavez is a Fight Boxing Needed, Says De La Hoya David Haye: Chris Eubank Jr. is a Force, He Will Go All The Way Canelo vs. Chavez: Positive Talks Ongoing With MGM, Jerry Jones Conlan Hopes For 'Dream Fight' With Carl Frampton in The Future Top Rank Prez Eyes Deontay Wilder vs. Joseph Parker Unification Jacobs: Most Guys are Beaten Mentally When They Face Golovkin Frampton Expects Rematch With Leo Santa Cruz To Be Easier Tomoki Kameda Returns To Japan on March 10, Faces Tawatchai
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement