Dzinziruk-Gonzalez fight to go ahead tonight after Gonzalez makes 2nd day weigh-in
VERONA, NY (SEPTEMBER 1, 2012)—Undefeated Puerto Rican Jr. Middleweight Jonathan Gonzalez made his mandated second day weigh-in and his HBO televised co-feature with former World Boxing Organization (WBO) Jr. Middleweight champion Sergei Dzinziruk will go on as scheduled tonight at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino.
The bout was scheduled to take place at 154 pounds and the World Boxing Council (WBC) Continental Americas championship would be on the line but Gonzalez weighed in at 162 pounds and because of missing weight, the fight would only go on if Gonzalez weighed in at 166 pounds.
Gonzalez checked in at 165.2 pounds and the fight will go on as scheduled and will be televised Live on HBO beginning at 9:45 Eastern / Pacific.
The main event will feature undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin taking on Grzegorz Proksa.