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Bomba Gonzalez in for injured McWilliams Arroyo

Undefeated Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez is back to the ring as soon as on April 20 in the show to be held at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico, headlined by the world title clash between Cristian Mijares and Victor Terrazas, where there are also in action Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez and McJoe Arroyo. Gonzalez (12-0, 11 KOs) will fight in replacement of McWilliams Arroyo, who injured his right hand during training. Gonzalez, who is the WBO flyweight Youth champion and is ranked #14 by the WBO, come off a third round TKO win over Joseph Rios on March 23 in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico.

“After McWilliams (Arroyo) injured his hand and seeing that he can’t fight, we talked to Bomba Gonzalez, who came off a fight recently, and we decided to put him in this show on April 20,” said Peter Rivera, PR Best Boxing Promotions Vice-President. “Now, we have Bomba Gonzalez, Juanma Lopez and McJoe Arroyo, as the Puerto Rican fighters to be in action on that card in Mexico”.

Gonzalez, an Amateur Youth World Champion in 2008 and Gold Medalist in the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games, will fight against a foe to be named in a flyweight bout scheduled for 10 rounds.

Also on this card, former two time WBO champion Juanma Lopez (32-2, 29 KOs) will face Brazilian William Prado (20-3-1, 13 KOs), in a fight scheduled for 10 rounds at a 128 pound limit. Currently, Lopez is ranked #6 by the WBO in the featherweight division.

Meanwhile, McJoe Arroyo (12-0, 7 KOs), the IBF Latino superflyweight champion, will fight versus former IBF super flyweight champion Rodrigo “Gatito” Guerrero (18-4-1, 12 KOs) in an IBF eliminatory fight, scheduled for 10 rounds. Arroyo is at #8 WBO and #14 IBF in the super flyweights, while Guerrero is ranked #4 in the IBF.

Headlining this show, former world champion Cristian Mijares (47-6-2, 22 KOs) will fight against Victor Terrazas (36-2-1, 21 KOs) for the vacant WBC super bantamweight title.

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