Danny Gonzalez Wiki – Biography
Danny Gonzalez was an American professional boxer. He signed with Floyd Mayweather’s The Money Team Promotions when he was only 18 years old in 2016. Floyd said at the time, “There are certain times when you know you’ve just struck gold and this is one of them.” Floyd praised his “incredible amateur record” of 96-13 and called him a “force to be reckoned with!”
Gonzalez only took 3 professional fights before taking time away from the sport in 2017. He made his debut with Mayweather Promotions on October 8, 2016, where he defeated Sean Acosta at Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall. His last professional fight was against Mario Ayala in Sacramento, California on April 29, 2017, at Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Las Vegas. At the start of 2020, he posted on social media suggesting a comeback could be in the works.
Danny Gonzalez Boxer Age
Danny Gonzalez boxer was born on April 29, 1998, in Seattle, Washington, United States. He died on September 7, 2020, in Moreno Valley, CA. He was 22 years old.
Danny Gonzalez Boxer Death
Danny Gonzalez was shot and killed on September 7, 2020, at the age of 22, in Moreno Valley, California. According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Dept., deputies and paramedics responded to the scene where Gonzalez was pronounced dead. Two teenagers who were with Gonzalez were transported to a nearby hospital where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to TMZ.
A police report read: “Deputies arrived within minutes and located three male victims with gunshot wounds. One adult male succumbed to his injuries at the scene, and two minors were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.”
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WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman confirmed the tragic news on Twitter. Sulaiman tweeted: “We are very sad to report the tragic death of boxer and top prospect, Danny González. We send our deepest condolences and prayers to the Gonzalez family at this hard time. May Danny rest in eternal peace.”
Boxer Andy Vences said, “As the close ones know Danny was going through hard times trying to find his way back into boxing. We connected on a deep level just a year ago. Danny was always trying to find his way back into the sport of boxing. When things get hard think of Danny & don’t give up. Too young and too talented…..RIP kid & condolences to the family.”
Cause of Death
Danny Gonzalez Boxer’s cause of death was gunshot wounds.
Danny Gonzalez Boxer’s net worth was estimated to be $1 million.
Danny Gonzalez Boxer stood at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (168cm).