Late starter gets chance to shine
Gonzalez looks to complete Cinderella story with upset of lightweight titlist Burns
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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