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Julio César González

Full name: Julio César González Ibarra
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: July 30, 1976 in Guerrero Negro, Baja California, Mexico
Died: March 10, 2012 in Guerrero Negro, Baja California, Mexico
Country: MEX Mexico
Sport: Boxing

Biography

Julio César González lost in the first round of the 1996 Atlanta Olympic boxing tournament, but he went on to much greater things as a professional boxer. He turned pro shortly after Atlanta and won 27 consecutive bouts before losing to Roy Jones, Jr. in an attempt to win the undisputed light-heavyweight title, but Jones prevailed in a unanimous 12-round decision which was not close. In 2003 González won the WBO light-heavyweight title by defeating Dariusz Michalczewski, but he lost the title three months later to Zsolt Erdei. González's professional career record was 41 wins, 8 losses, with 25 wins by KO. He was killed by a hit-and-run driver while riding his motorcycle in his native Baja California.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1996 Summer 19 Atlanta Boxing Men's Light-Heavyweight Mexico MEX 17T

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1996 Summer 19 Atlanta Boxing Mexico MEX Round One Match #7 2 1996-07-24 Zhirov (KAZ) , González (MEX)
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