Yunieski Gonzalez started off his pro career aged 25 and currently has a record of 16-2-0. Gonzalez now looks to build on the experience gained in his first 18 fights. The longest win streak that Gonzalez has ever recorded was between December 2010 and March 2015 when it totaled 16 wins. Gonzalez's longest KO streak is 7 fights long.
Gonzalez proved he was made for the pro ranks in his debut against Ramon Adorno, becoming the first person in Adorno's 0 fights to stop him. The fight ended in round 1 of 4. Following his debut, Gonzalez had an impressive start to his career as he went on to win his next 9 fights including once in 2010 and 4 times in 2012 fighting the likes of as Kentrell Claiborne, Jermain Mackey and Grover Young.
On July 9th, 2011 Gonzalez fought and beat Grover Young (5-2-0) to continue his unbeaten streak. Grover Young was Gonzalez's next opponent of his career in 2011. The fight was scheduled for 6 and Gonzalez was the 6th person to go the distance with Young. Fights against Jermain Mackey, Carlos Reyes, Marvin Jones and 1 other followed where he won all 4 fights taking his winning streak to 9 wins.
Furthering his career, Gonzalez fought Daniel adotey Allotey on November 9th, 2012 and advanced his winning streak to 10 wins. The win came in the 2nd round of a 10 round fight via KO. Gonzalez was the 2nd person to stop Daniel adotey in his career.
Next was Rowland Bryant on March 15th, 2013 where Gonzalez took the win continuing his unbeaten streak. Bryant was stopped in the 8th round via KO crowning Gonzalez as the first person to stop this opponent. Gonzalez's win streak of 11 rose to 16 following 5 great wins, becoming the 6th person to stop Emiliano Cayetano (Round 7 KO), 2nd person to stop Jinner Guerrero and 4th person to stop Edgar Perez (Round 1 TKO).
Unfortunately, the first defeat of Gonzalez's career came against Jean Pascal on July 25th, 2015 in Gonzalez's 17th professional fight. Gonzalez's first defeat came over the full distance against Jean Pascal on July 25th, 2015. The fight went to the judges in a UD loss for Gonzalez.
Gonzalez went into his next fight against Vyacheslav Shabranskyy on December 19th, 2015 with a career record of 16 wins. Gonzalez was the 3rd person to go the distance with Shabranskyy. Gonzalez fought Vyacheslav Shabranskyy in 2015, the result was via MD meaning a loss for Gonzalez to add to his career record.