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Óscar González (April 22, 1990 – February 3, 2014) was a Mexican professional boxer. During his career, he fought at super bantamweight and featherweight.

Óscar González
Statistics
Nickname(s)Fantasma
Weight(s)Super bantamweight
featherweight
NationalityMexican
Born(1990-04-22)April 22, 1990
Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico
DiedFebruary 3, 2014(2014-02-03) (aged 23)
Mexico City, Mexico
Boxing record
Wins23
Losses1

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.

Boxing careerEdit

González was born in Tepic, Nayarit, the son of Miguel Angel González and Luz Teresa Arriaga.[1] 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.

DeathEdit

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.

Personal lifeEdit

González was married to Magaly Avalos; they had no children.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Oscar El Fantasma Gonzalez was married". February 2014. Retrieved 2014-02-05.

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