Boxers Moore, Carew, promoter Holland backing Atwell to upset Gonzalez
Guyanese Challenger Clive “The Punisher” Atwell (12-0-1, 7 KO’s) met face-to-face with World Boxing Council (WBC) featherweight champion Jhonny Gonzalez (55-8, 47 KO’s) in Mexico.
According to reports out of the Spanish speaking country, Atwell did most of the trash talking at the press conference, but the defending champion seems confident in defending his crown on home soil at the Convention Center in Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico.
The 32-year-old Gonzalez was hoping to face fellow Mexican Abner Mares in a rematch a few months back, but that fight fell through with Mares suffering a rib injury. Gonzalez camp touts the bout with Atwell as a stay busy fight because Atwell is not someone who will give Gonzalez any real challenge due to lack of skills, speed, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.