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Roberto Garcia Replaces Gonzalez on ESPN FNF Card

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised that Roberto Garcia (33-3, 22 KOs) has agreed to replace the injured Jonathan Gonzalez on late-notice, and faces Norberto Gonzalez (20-2, 13 KOs) in a televised fight on ESPN's Friday Night Fights, taking place on February 7th at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. Gonzalez withdrew with a should injury suffered on Saturday during a sparring session. Garcia has won five straight since dropping a ten round unanimous decision to Antonio Margarito in 2010.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by boxing maniac on 01-27-2014

Glad to here that brother.....ive seen Roberto fight in LA against Shibata and Odom both good shows, im looking forward to seeing him fight again

Comment by Ged021 on 01-27-2014

Robert Garcia is from my home town and I have had the pleasure to meet him. The margarito fight was his first major fight and in my opinion the lights were too bright for him. He fought completely out of…

Comment by boxing maniac on 01-27-2014

Should be an intertaining bout two mexican come stright forward pressure fighters ...my kinda fight !

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