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Miguel Gonzalez

Gonzalez eyeing Boxcino and world titles

Philadelphia (March 19, 2014)–Lightweight contender Miguel “Silky Smooth” Gonzalez (23-3, 16 KO’s) is looking for big things in 2014. First on his agenda is defeating Fernando Carcamo (16-5, 13 KO’s) on March 28 at the 4 Bears Casino & Lodge in New Town, North Dakota as part of the semifinal round in the Boxcino 2014 tournament. Continue reading

Rudd, Petrov, Gonzalez and Carcamo advance in Boxcino opening round

The much anticipated Boxcino 2014 kicked off at the Edgewater Casino with a rousing beginning as Chris Rudd, Petr Petrov, Miguel Gonzalez and Fernando Carcamo all advanced to the semi-final round in the lightweight division on March 28th at the 4 Bears Casino in Newtown, North Dakota.

Chris Rudd opened the tournament with a “Drawbreaker” decision over Yakubu Amidu.

Both guys landed tremendous power shots with Amidu getting better in the second but Rudd came back the next round. In round four it became a war of attrition with Amidu landing with Rudd on the ropes. It was a nip and tuck fight down the stretch and when the scores were announced it was ruled a draw on the scorecards. Continue reading

Paul Butler vs Miguel Gonzalez at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday 21st

Super-flyweight star Paul Butler is straining at the leash ahead of his showdown with South American ace Miguel Gonzalez.

Undefeated Butler, from Ellesmere Port, faces the tough Chilean for the Vacant WBO Intercontinental title on a multi-title extravaganza at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday 21st September alongside stars Dereck Chisora, Billy Joe Saunders, John Ryder and Liam Walsh. Continue reading

Miguel Gonzalez would like to fight rival Terrance Crawford this fall

PHILADELPHIA (August 9, 2013)—Fresh off his eighth round stoppage over Josenilson Dos Santos on July 26th, Lightweight contender Miguel Gonzalez would like to reacquaint himself with amateur rival Terrance Crawford this fall.
Gonzalez (22-3, 16 KO’s) of Cleveland, Ohio was very impressive in his victory over Dos Santos which was his second consecutive win on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights. Continue reading