R.I.P. Julio Gonzalez

By David Martinez
 
 
I was absoulutely saddened to hear the recent news of the death of former WBC light heavyweight champion Julio Gonzalez, who passed away at the age of 35 after a motorcylce accident in Mexico 액세스 2016 무료 다운로드. He was hit by a hit-and-run drunk driver near the area of his father’s ranch in Guerrero Negro, Baja California.
 
I had the pleasure of meeting Julio in my boxing travels and he was such a kind young man. He was considered a hard working champion in the ring and prepared himself well in the gym prior to all his fights 다운로드.
 
Julio fought the lengedary Roy Jones, Jr 삼성 사진 다운로드. in February 2001 losing a bid for the WBC light heavyweight championship, but in 2003 he shocked the boxing world by defeating the undeafeated (48-0) Dariusz Michalczewski in Hamburg, Germany to win the WBC light heavyweight title. 
 
In 2001, prior to the Jones fight, in a fight against Julian Letterlough that was a candidate for fight of the year with each fighter being down several times, with Gonzalez won a hard-fought 12-round unaniamous decision 스타 빨무 맵 다운로드. Julio later fought and lost two attempts, by decisons, to Clinton Woods in bids to win the IBF light heavyweight title. Julio had 49 fights on his resume, winning 41 of them, with 25 by knockout 다운로드.
 
May he rest in peace in heaven with the Lord and may we all pray for his soul.

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