Buena Park’s Christian “Chimpa” Gonzalez is a rising prospect training out of the famed Azteca Boxing Club.
Gonzalez, 20, continued his perfect start to his career with a
second-round knockout victory of Jonathan Corrales, Friday at Belasco Theater on the LA Fight Club card.
Gonzalez (15-0) scored a knockdown in the first round and he finished Corrales in the second round, landing a succession of punches that dropped Corrales. The referee didn’t bother with the count, stopping the fight at 1:57 of the round.
Gonzalez graduated from Buena Park HS in 2013. He’s the younger brother of former WBC featherweight champion Alejandro “Cobrita” Gonzalez.
“With every fight, the game plan is to go for the knock out, and I was glad I was able to get it with this fight,” Gonzalez said.
In the other fights on the card, Antonio Gutierrez (20-2-1) defeated Jorge Melendez (28-6-1) by unanimous decision (97-92, 97-92, 96-93.
Oscar Duarte, who is trained by Joel Diaz (7-0-1), defeated Rafael Reyes by unanimous decision in four-round fight.
Tenochtitlan Nava (3-0) scored a third-round TKO victory in his fight against Juan Byrand. Lamont Roach Jr. (12-0) stopped Mario Macias for a second-round knockout and Edgar Valerio (8-0) won an unanimous decision victory over Emmanuel Castro.