The boxing world is in mourning after Mexican star, Gonzalez who many felt would be a future Mexican star, Javier González (Javier Alejandro Gonzalez Barrientos), passed away on Monday at the young age of 21.
In June of last year, González had an invasive cancer detected in the lymph nodes in his neck and groin. He was fighting the cancer for a year like a warrior. However, on Monday he lost the battle.
As an amateur, the Torreon native had 180 fights and won three gold medals on the national level.