Former WBO light middleweight champion Sergiy "Razor" Dzinziruk (37-1, 23 KOs) of Kiev, Ukraine will face, undefeated Puerto Rican puncher Jonathan Gonzalez (15-0, 13 KOs), the current NABO and WBA FEDELATIN light. middleweight champ in New York on September 1
Sergiy Dzinziruk has never lost a bout at 154 pounds. At light. middleweight, Dzinziruk defended his WBO title seven times. Sergiy, a boxer-puncher, will look to end the hype on Gonzalez, and regain his claim as one of the best 154 pound fighters in boxing.
"It’s a fact, that I am unbeatable at light. Middleweight," Dzinziruk said. "Gonzalez is a big puncher, but he’s never been in the ring with a superior boxer like me. I will end his unbeaten record and move toward another world title. I will be champion once again real soon."
Art Pellulo, Dzinziruk’s co-promoter stated, "This will be a classic boxer versus puncher matchup and as we all know, a boxer always beats a puncher. Dzinziruk will be too slick for Gonzalez. Once he wins this fight, we will work to get him another world title shot." Dziniruk is also co-promoted by Gary Shaw Productions.
Hard-punching knockout artist, Puerto Rican sensation, Jonathan Gonzalez, brings a crowd-pleasing style into the ring. He was a Puerto Rican Olympian, amassing 147 wins as an amateur with only 18 defeats.
Gonzalez is jointly promoted by Gary Shaw Productions, Warriors Boxing and Universal Promotions. He is undefeated as a professional, knocking out his first 13 opponents, and had amassed and amazing amateur record of (132W-18L). Highly ranked Gonzalez will attempt to do what no other fighter has done, beat Sergiy Dzinziruk at Jr. Middleweight.
"Fighting on HBO is a big opportunity for me and my team," stated Gonzalez. "Gary Shaw has come through on his promise to get me on a worldwide stage to showcase my talent. I always bring excitement to the ring and it won’t be any different when I face Dzinziruk. My goal is to become champion."
July 27, 2012