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Yunieski Gonzalez improves to 16-0, ready to step up

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Star Boxing’s Light Heavyweight Yunieski Gonzalez, 16-0 12KO’s remained undefeated as he demolished veteran Brad Austin with a 3rd round stoppage at The Belle of Baton Rouge Casino, Baton Rouge, LA on Saturday night.

It was the first fight for Gonzalez under the Star Boxing banner and he didn’t disappoint the local fans by displaying the speed and power which makes him one of the top Light Heavyweight prospects in the world. Gonzalez dropped Austin 3 times, once in each round, before the referee finally called an end to the bout in the 3rd round.

Promoter Joe DeGuardia had this to say about Gonzalez’ performance:

“We are pleased to have signed Yuniesky to a long term promotional agreement. We have high hopes for him and congratulate him on his victory Saturday.

“We know that the major networks are interested in him and it is a hot division. He continues to impress and he is ready to take on the best that the Light Heavyweight division has to offer.

“Yuniesky has all the tools to become a world champion and we seek the best possible fight for him in the very near future”.

Yuniesky Gonzalez is an elite former Cuban amateur living and competing here in the United States. He is trained by highly respected trainer Orlando Cuellar and managed by Michael Luzbeth.