Unbeaten featherweight prospect José ‘El Chocolatito’ González signed a multiannual promotional contract with Top Rank® the promotional company based in Las Vegas that is led by hall of fame promoter, Bob Arum.… Read Article
LOS ANGELES (April 10) – Marvin “Cachorro” Quintero (26-5, 22 KOs) of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico takes on Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez (23-1, 18 KOs) of Toa Baja, Puerto Rico in a 10-round, co-main event part of Martinez vs. Salido Pay-Per-View quadruple header on April 11 from the Coliseum of Puerto Rico in San Juan. Co-promoted by PR Best Boxing Promotions, Inc. and Golden Boy Promotions, the heavy handed contenders, combined they have an 80 percent … Read Article
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- It’s official, lighweight world contender Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez and prospect John Karl Sosa will be part of the expected show of Saturday, March 15, when their countryman and super lightweight World Boxing Association (WBA) and World Boxing Council (WBC) champion Danny “Swift” Garcia, defend his belts against Mauricio Herrera (20-3 , 7 KOs) at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Bayamon, in a Golden Boy Promotions and Swift Promotions presentation in association … Read Article
HUMACAO, PUERTO RICO- World contenders McWilliams and McJoe Arroyo and Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez will return to the ring in important fights to be held at the new Humacao Arena in Humacao, Puerto Rico, on December 7, in a new edition of the series Noche de Campeones DIRECTV presented by PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) in association with ALA Boxing Promotions to be broadcast on DIRECTV Pay Per View.
All three boxers are going to fight … Read Article
PUERTO RICO- Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight #1 ranked Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez showed today how hard he is training for his first world title chance on May 11 when he faces 135 pounds champion Ricky Burns at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, in a Matchroom Boxing presentation
“I’m relax in my training, normal, like all my 22 fights, but maybe with more intensity”, Gonzalez said. “I think thah we don’t have to change … Read Article
Ricky Burns will defend his WBO lightweight title against unbeaten mandatory challenger Jose Gonzalez at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on May 11, live on Sky Sports.
On March 19 the WBO ordered the Scottish star to face Gonzalez in view of ‘the failed opportunities’ given to Burns in recent times. Promoter Eddie Hearn was given five days to negotiate an agreement for the championship bout otherwise a purse bid would be ordered.
Just hours … Read Article
September 26, 2012 – Undefeated lightweight standout, Eudy “AK 47” Bernardo (13-0, 8 KOs), who hails from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, will travel to hostile territory and fight Jose Gonzalez (20-0, 15 KOs) who resides in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. Both fighters will put their undefeated records on the line as they battle for the World Boxing Council (WBC) Latino Lightweight title.… Read Article
BAYAMÓN, PUERTO RICO- The Puerto Rican boxers who will fight in the headline bouts in the show “The War, Puerto Rico vs Mexico” showed in good condition today during the 30 day weigh in for their upcoming bouts on October 6 at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, in a PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) presentation, in association with All Star Boxing, Top Rank and Promociones Zanfer broadcast on “Pay Per View”.… Read Article
“In every Tyson fight you could feel the electricity in the air” – Tom Casino
Exclusive Interview by Geoffrey Ciani – I recently had the opportunity to have a very nice discussion with one of the best boxing photographers in the business, Tom Casino (pictured alongside Mike Tyson circa 1985). A master of his craft, Casino has captured the imagination of boxing fans for almost thirty years, bringing the action up close and personal while … Read Article