Alejandro González Jr., Mexican bantamweight boxer, Died at 23

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Alejandro González Jr. was born on March 8, 1993, and died on December 9, 2016.

He was a Mexican professional boxer.

González Jr. challenged once for the IBF super bantamweight title.

Alejandro was the son of former world champion Alejandro Martín González.

Between 2010 and 2016, he compiled a 25-3-3 professional record.

During February 2013, he knocked out 19-0 Hanzel Martinez in the second round in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, to win the interim World Boxing Council Youth Silver Bantamweight title, the only title he would win in his 31 bout career.

During July 2015, Gonzalez Jr. knocked down 20-0 International Boxing Federation World Super Bantam-weight Champion Carl Frampton twice in the first round of their world title bout, only to lose the 12 round decision.

At his final ring appearance, he had not won a fight in nearly two years when he fought to a 12 round draw with Hector Bobadilla in Guadalajara in October 2016 in a bout for the interim World Boxing Council FECOMBOX Super Bantamweight title.

He was shot to death in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Two others accompanying him in a Jeep van were killed, and one was believed to be his grandfather.

Reported, ESPN Mexico called the shooting an execution.

Alejandro González Jr. passed away at 23 years old.

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