Team Gonzalez Make Offer To Secure Orlando Salido Clash
By Ernesto Castellanos, notifight.com
Promoter Reginaldo Kuchle, who handles WBC featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez (52-7, 45KOs), reportedly made a lucrative offer to Zanfer Promotions to put together a unification with WBO beltholder Orlando Salido (38-11-2, 26KOs).
In the last few days, the two fighters called each other out.
"He wants the fight. Jhonny said that's his goal. We, as the [promoters of] Jhonny are positioning him [for that goal] and made an offer to Salido," Kuchle said.
Kuchle said that he expects to meet with Fernando Beltran of Zanfer, Salido's promoter, to reach a deal.
"Let them set the date of the fight. The venue is not important, it's a great fight and everyone will want it," he added.
That'd be cool if this happens. I'm always down for two of the best in a division to fight... especially for a unification.Comment by whoseyourdaddy on 05-05-2012
Gonzalez all the way, I love both guys styles but Jhonny has inprobed so much more tahn Salido in the las 2 or 3 years.Comment by Devgru6 on 05-04-2012
The Mexican papers claim Gonzalez 52-7 will meet Salvador Sanchez ll 29-4 on August 11th and then challenge Salido?Comment by bigsmoothh on 05-03-2012
interesting fight, i hope gonzalez is ready for salidos right hand.................Comment by JKidd2624 on 05-03-2012
As Salido shows against everyone, he can get hit with power shots. And as Salido showed against Gamboa, if you hit him enough on that chin, it eventually goes... and Jhonny has got crazy power in both hands, and the…Post a Comment/View More User Comments (18)