Born November 18th 1987 Gilberto Gonzalez (aged 32) has built up a good career record of 23-4-0. With plenty of experience and now 27 fights as a pro, Gonzalez hopes to move on to better things in future as he moves into the later stages of his career. Gonzalez's longest KO streak is 7 fights long out of his 27 pro career fights.
In a great first showing as a pro, Gonzalez took Juan Flores the full 4 to claim his first win and became the first person to take Flores the full distance. Gonzalez continued his pro journey, which was mostly successful at this point, by fighting 14 fights following his debut. Fights against boxers such as Uriel Garcia, Arturo Uruzquieta and Francisco Valdez followed including once in 2005, 3 times in 2006 and 10 times through 2007, 2008 and 2009.
On June 21st, 2006 Gonzalez fought and beat David Salcedo (3-4-0) to continue his unbeaten streak. David Salcedo was Gonzalez's next opponent of his career in 2006. The fight was scheduled for 4 and Gonzalez was the 3rd person to go the distance with Salcedo. Fights against Juan de dios Castillo, Arturo Uruzquieta, Miguel angel Vazquez and 4 others followed where he won all 7 fights taking his winning streak to 10 wins.
Unfortunately, the first defeat of Gonzalez's career came against Jairo Mercado on June 14th, 2008 in Gonzalez's 11th professional fight. Mercado was a push too far for Gonzalez and after a tough fight Mercado became the first person to beat and stop Gonzalez in round 1.
On January 24th, 2009, Gonzalez went into action again and beat Tomas Sierra taking the winning record to 11 wins. Sierra was stopped in the 2nd round via TKO crowning Gonzalez as the first person to stop this opponent. 6 wins followed where Gonzalez went on to be the 2nd person to stop Daniel Hernandez (Round 10 TKO), first to stop Juan Castaneda and 2nd person to stop Daniel Montoya.
Noe Bolanos was next in line for Gonzalez where unfortunately, he was defeated on December 3rd, 2010 taking his record to 17-2-0. Gonzalez fought Noe Bolanos and was defeated via TKO in the 10 round bout. This was Gonzalez's 2nd stoppage defeat in his career which came in the 5th round. Gonzalez's win streak of 17 rose to 22 following 5 wins against boxers such as Juan carlos Pacheco, Saul Carreon, Adrian Rodriguez and 2 others.
Gonzalez's next defeat of his career came against Mercito Gesta on April 1st, 2017. A valiant effort from Gonzalez, but one that was out of his reach technically. The fight came to a close after the final bell in a UD loss for Gonzalez. A setback for Gonzalez pro journey for sure.