A preview of ProBoxTV's card on Wednesday, May 3rd from Guadalajara

This week on May 3rd, ProBox TV will broadcast live from Guadalajara, Mexico. To build up the hype for “Canelo” Alvarez vs John Ryder fight which is happening later this week on Saturday, May 6th.

The ProBox TV broadcast will be taking place at 8 pm EST, the first fight of the evening will be between Cesar Ortiz and Antonio Gonzalez, a six-round bout in the lightweight division. The main event will be a 10-round war between Puerto Rican and Mexican super featherweights, Jonathan Lopez and Osvaldo “El Perro'' Nunez.

Jonathan Lopez vs Osvaldo “El Perro” Nuñez, 10 rounds – Super Featherweight

Born in Pennsylvania, Jonathan Lopez is proud of his Puerto Rican heritage. His parents are from Bayamon, Puerto Rico. He believes that Puerto Rico and Mexico have always had historic fights between them, and wants this fight to be one more to remember. He won the WBC youth world featherweight title that was vacant in December of 2021. After winning the title he moved up the 130 lbs division. Lopez’s last fight saw him knockout Valentin Ortiz by technical knockout in the third round, taking place in March of 2023. Lopez enters the bout on a five-fight knockout streak.

Osvaldo “El Perro” Nuñez

was given the nickname by his grandmother, for his tendency to fight in the streets when he was younger. “El Perro” has shown himself to be a brawler and technician. Currently riding a three-fight losing streak, being stopped in two of his last three fights, he went to a six-round decision in his last fight. Osvaldo has yet to knock out an opponent as a pro.

Lazaro “El Rey” Lorenzana vs Alexis Rios, 8 rounds – Super Welterweights

In March of 2023, Lorenzana defeated veteran journeyman Cameron Kreal, via an eight-round unanimous decision. This is his second eight-round bout as a professional. His undefeated record stands at 10-0 8 KOs. “El Rey” from San Diego, California was raised by his father since he was 11 months old. He is happy to be fighting in Guadalajara, where his grandparents are from.The 23-year-old undefeated fighter will be wearing the Mexican flag on his trunks. He started training at just five years old. He has been training in the same gym as “Canelo” Alvarez under Eddie Reynoso. According to Lorenzana, Reynoso has taught him how to better his defense and footwork with some focus on the fundamental basics.

Alexis Rios was given the nickname “The Hawk” by his trainer because of his ability to observe and study his opponent. Rios and his trainer, Baltazar Molina have been working together for two years. He retired from boxing a couple of years ago from 2019 to 2022 because of Covid, but mainly because his first trainer Fernando Martinez moved from Mexico to Canada. “The Hawk” has been studying his opponent closely for this fight, and has now been training accordingly for eight months.

Oscar Hernandez vs Joseph Morales, 10 rounds – Super Bantamweight

At only 19 years old, Hernandez will be fighting in his hometown of Guadalajara, Mexico for the second time in his career. His record currently stands at 4-1 3KOs. He started boxing when he was 12 years old, under his trainers, Chepo Reynoso and Marcelo Lopez. Hernandez has had mixed results as of late. He was knocked out in September of 2022 by undefeated Francisco Pina Juarez and followed that performance up with a split-decision win at home against undefeated Alexis Silva Espinoza.

Hernandez’s opponent from Mexico City, Joseph Morales, has a very interesting record. When you look at his unassuming record of 2-1-1 1KOs, he appears to be an opponent, but a closer inspection shows he has fought three undefeated fighters. He told ProBox TV that he enjoys fighting closer on the inside, a typical Mexican brawler. He’s been training under Lorena “La Diabla” Mendoza, who was a professional boxer back in the day. Morales has a unique nickname, “Pulguin,” meaning “little flea,” he received the name after his brother, Giovanni “Pocas Pulgas” Morales, which means “short fuse.”

Cesar “Chicharito” Ortiz vs Antonio Gonzalez, 6 rounds – Lightweight

Cesar “Chicharito” Oritz is currently undefeated 7-0, 6KOs. As a Guadalajara local, he started training when he was just 8 years old. It was not until 2022, that he would make his debut on the professional stage. His coaches, Marcelo Lopez and Chepo Reynoso believe that “Chicharito” has a bright future in the sport. His technique is phenomenal, with constant body shots and great footwork. “Chicharito” also told ProBox TV News that he feels honored to be fighting the same week as “Canelo.”

His opponent is the 23-year-old, Antonio Gonzalez, who comes from Mexico City, with a record of 3-5 1KO. Gonzalez has been training for a month and a half at The Fourth Round Gym in Mexico City, under the supervision of his trainer Alejandro Sosa. Gonzalez is relatively new to the training compared to his opponent, only starting three years ago in 2020. In two of his five losses Gonzalez has been stopped, making matters worse for him, Ortiz mentioned to ProBox TV that he will be looking for the knockout.

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