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Jonathan Gonzalez Needs Extra Gold, Hopes To Unify Titles in 2022

The street to a world title wasn’t straightforward for Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez (25-3-1).

On October sixteenth, the 30-year-old resident of Puerto Rico captured the WBO mild flyweight title when he upset Elwin Soto (19-2) in Fresno, California by way of break up resolution.  The combat befell on the Mikey Garcia-Sandor Martin undercard that was streamed dwell on DAZN.

The ultimate scores have been 116-112 twice for Gonzalez and 116-112 for Soto.

“It was an excellent combat. I had my finest coaching camp and that’s what confirmed within the win.  I educated so exhausting which helped me do my finest combat. I do not know what’s subsequent. I’m simply celebrating my massive win and hopefully in 2022 massive fights will come,” Gonzalez advised BoxingScene.com after receiving his belt from the WBO.

To say that the 30-year-old southpaw persevered can be an understatement.  All three of Gonzalez’s losses have come by knockout and he additionally has a draw in opposition to journeyman Michael Ruiz Jr. who was (9-4-1) on the time. His profession has come full circle from being a scorching younger prospect, to struggling losses in his greatest fights, to now changing into a world champion.

Gonzalez believes that his victory will encourage different fighter’s who have not had a simple path within the sport.

“I’m very joyful.  I perceive that with my victory I’ve impressed a bunch of fighters to work even more durable as a result of I confirmed with exhausting work that folks can obtain their desires they usually can do it,” Gonzalez acknowledged.

As for what’s subsequent, he stated that he’s going to take a pleasant break with household and pals after which he hopes to land a significant combat.

“I’ll combat anybody.  Hopefully I will unify titles at 108 kilos subsequent 12 months.  That’s the objective. I do not care who it’s in opposition to,” stated Gonzalez.

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