Karim Guerfi didn’t just flip the script on Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. on Tuesday at the Austin Music Hall in Austin, Texas. He rolled the script up and used the thing to bludgeon his opponent into submission.
He had him. Had him dead to rights. Alejandro Gonzalez Jr., the virtually unknown-outside-of-Mexico son of a former champion, had reigning titlist Carl Frampton down twice in the first round.
Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. isn’t the first “Cobrita.” That honor goes to his father.
Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. made his American debut in July, and it was memorable in more ways than one.