Late starter gets chance to shine

Gonzalez looks to complete Cinderella story with upset of lightweight titlist Burns

Updated: May 10, 2013, 6:14 PM ET
By Carlos Narvaez Rosario | Special to ESPNDeportes.com

Jose "Chelo" Gonzalez enters Saturday's lightweight title bout against Ricky Burns surrounded by a complex life story. But the time has come for him to prove if he's really got the value he only knew, and many other trainers completely ignored.

Gonzalez, a Puerto Rico native, is a man who grew old with a great appreciation for boxing. But it wasn't until the "mature" age of 24 when he was able to convince a trainer to help him develop a career in the pro ranks, and he just got to ...

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