Óscar González (boxer)
|Born||April 22, 1990|
Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico
|Died||February 3, 2014 (aged 23)|
Mexico City, Mexico
González fought as a professional from 1994 until 1995, with a career record of 23 wins against 1 defeat. His nickname was "Fantasma", which is the Spanish word for "ghost". His promoter was Box Latino, the same company that promoted Erik Morales.
González was born in Tepic, Nayarit, the son of Miguel Angel González and Luz Teresa Arriaga. He turned professional in Mexico in March 2007, and later won the WBC Youth World Super Bantamweight and the WBC (USNBC) Super Bantamweight titles. His better known victories included wins over Rico Ramos, Raúl Hirales, Giovanni Caro, Adrian Young, Héctor Velázquez, Caril Herrera, Manuel Aguilar, Wacharakrit Senahan and Carlos Fulgencio.
On February 1, 2014, González took on Jesús Galicia in a bout for the WBC Latino Silver. González was hospitalized after a 10th-round knockout, and a few days later, died at the age of 23.
González was married to Magaly Avalos; they had no children.