MCJOE ARROYO AND JONATHAN “BOMBA” GONZALEZ WILL FACE RODRIGO GUERRERO AND CARLOS RUBEN DARIO RUIZ ON FEBRUARY 2
The undefeated McJoe Arroyo and Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez will have their toughest tests on February 2 when they face Rodrigo “Gatito” Guerrero and Carlos Ruben Dario Ruiz at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in a show will headlined by the former two time world champion Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez in a PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) presentation in association with Top Rank, to be broadcasted on DIRECTV Pay Per View.
“With these two rivals we complete the main fights of the program. Definitely, Guerrero and Dario Ruiz are the toughest foes for McJoe and Bomba Gonzalez, it will be a good show”, PRBBP Vice-President Peter Rivera said.
McJoe Arroyo (11-0, 6 KOs), a former 2008 Olympian and 2007 Amateur World Championship bronze medalist, will face former IBF super flyweight champion Rodrigo “Gatito” Guerrero (18-4-1, 12 KOs), for the WBO Latino super flyweight title in a fight scheduled to 12 rounds. McJoe, the WBO #9 ranked in the super flyweight division, is coming off a four round TKO win over former world champion Jose “Carita” Lopez in September, 2012. Guerrero, from Mexico, was the IBF 115lb champion between 2011 and 2012 when he lost the belt against Juan Carlos Sanchez Jr. Actually, Guerrero, who has faced former champions Vic Darchinyan and Juan Alberto Rosas, is ranked #4 by the IBF in the super flyweights.
Meanwhile, the WBO Youth flyweight champion, Bomba Gonzalez (11-0, 10 KOs) will fight against the Argentine Carlos Ruben Dario Ruiz (14-2, 9 KOs), who is the WBO #11 ranked in the flyweight division. Bomba Gonzalez, a 2008 Amateur Youth World champion and 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games gold medalist, is ranked #12 by the WBO in the flyweights.
Headlining this card, former WBO super bantanweight and featherweight champion Juanma Lopez (31-2, 28 KOs) will face Aldimar Silva Santos (18-3, 9 KOs), from Brazil, in a fight scheduled to 10 rounds in 128 pounds. Lopez is actually the #5 ranked by the WBO in the featherweight division.
The WBO #1 lightweight ranked and WBO Latino lightweight champion, Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez (21-0, 16 KOs), will face Al Sabaupan (20-1-1, 15 KOs), from Philippines, in a fight scheduled to 12 rounds. Sabaupan is ranked #9 by the IBF in the lightweights and #15 by the WBO in the junior welter division.
While, McWilliams Arroyo (13-1, 11 KOs), the #6 WBO ranked in the flyweights and WBO Latino flyweight champion, will fight versus former world champion Sonny Boy Jaro (34-11-5, 24 KOs) in a 12 round bout. Jaro, who held the WBC flyweight title in 2012, is ranked #4 by the WBC in the flyweights.
Tickets for this show are availables at Ticketcenter (www.tcpr.com) calling 1 787 792-5000. Prices are $20, $40, $60, $100, $125 Ring Side and $250 Red Carpet.