Toshiaki Nishioka vs. Jhonny Gonzalez
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2009-05-23 : Toshiaki Nishioka 122 lbs beat Jhonny Gonzalez 122 lbs by TKO at 1:20 in round 3 of 12
- Location: Arena Monterrey, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
- Referee: Kenny Bayless
- Judge: Gale E. Van Hoy 18-19
- Judge: David Sutherland 18-19
- Judge: Nathan Palmer 17-20
- World Boxing Council Super Bantamweight Title (2nd defense of Nishioka)
- Toshiaki Nishioka 33-4-3 (20 KOs) vs. Jhonny Gonzalez 40-6 (34 KOs)
- Gonzalez came in ranked as the # 8 junior featherweight in the world by The Ring Magazine. Nishioka, despite being the defending WBC champion, was unranked by the same publication.
- For Nishioka, a 2.2-1 underdog, it was only his fourth professional bout outside his native Japan.