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A Sweet TKO Lifts Roman Gonzalez Over Edgar Sosa

INGLEWOOD — Despite his tasty sounding name, there was nothing sweet about the havoc Roman Gonzalez wrecked on Edgar Sosa Saturday night. In front of a raucous, excited crowd at The Forum in Inglewood, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez outclassed, outgunned and outworked challenger Edgar Sosa of Mexico to retain the WBC flyweight title. Making his American TV debut, Gonzalez lived...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Roman Gonzalez: ‘Chocolatito’ Gets Some HBO Love

Boxing viewers aren’t used to catching flyweights on major networks. Usually, we’re forced to watch them on grainy youtube videos or in quick highlight spots. But then again, most flyweights don’t fight like Roman Gonzalez. The reason that he’s shot up the pound-for-pound ranks — he’s currently just below Floyd Mayweather at #2 in the world, according to the Transnational...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez Shadowboxing

SANTA MONICA — Before he steps in the ring Saturday night to defend the WBC flyweight title, Chocolatito aka Roman Gonzalez did some light shadowboxing and answered questions for the gathered media at the Wild Card West Gym Wednesday in Santa Monica. *** Co-featured on the telecast is 12-round junior flyweight matchup between World Boxing Council Champion ROMAN “Chocolatito”...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

So you want a humble champion? Watch Roman 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez

Roman "Rocolatito" Gonzalez is finally hitting the premium boxing networks and you need to see check him out to see the hype is real. The post So You Want A Humble Champion? Watch Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo Gallery: Roman Gonzalez v Edgar Sosa Press Conference

LOS ANGELES — WBC flyweight champion Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, challenger Edgar Sosa and their respective teams gathered for the media for the first time since announcing their May 16th collision. The title fight is the co-featured bout of the upcoming Gennady Golovkin vs Willie Monroe title fight scheduled for May 16th at The Forum in Inglewood, CA. Also on hand for the...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Roman Gonzalez vs. Edgar Sosa set for May 16 on HBO as co-feature to Golovkin-Monroe

Boxing fans around the world eagerly anticipating the return of Gennady Golovkin received more great news with the announcement that pound for pound star Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez will face Mexico’s Edgar Sosa in the 12-round co-feature on Saturday, May 16 at the Forum and televised Live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. “I’m very happy...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Gonzalez defends WBC flyweight title

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua beat Rocky Fuentes of the Philippines with a technical knockout Saturday in the first defense of his WBC flyweight title. Gonzalez sent Fuentes to the canvas with a combination in the sixth round and the referee stopped the bout. Gonzalez, who captured the title in September with a ninth-round TKO of Akira Yaegashi in Tokyo, improved...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Gonzalez beats Yaegashi by 9th-round TKO to win WBC flyweight belt

  Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua captured the WBC flyweight title when he beat Akira Yaegashi of Japan by technical knockout in the ninth round on Friday. Gonzalez dominated Yaegashi, putting him down the first time in round three. After the second knock down in the ninth, with an uppercut, the referee stopped the bout. Gonzalez improved to 40-0 with 34 knockouts, while Yaegashi dropped...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Roman Gonzalez Takes Flyweight Championship From Akira Yaegashi In Tough, High-Class Bout

Akira Yaegashi showed the spirit of a champion to even get in the ring with Roman Gonzalez. And he fought with championship mettle Friday before his home crowd in Japan. But Gonzalez is the true, lineal flyweight champion now, the king of the best division in boxing, and we should be talking about him as perhaps one of the five best fighters in the world. Larger offensive fighters...
Via The Queensbury Rules
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Akira Yaegashi, Roman Gonzalez Sign For Super-Awesome Fight

One of the best match-ups in boxing is now booked, so if you’re a snob about the smaller weight classes, time to get over it. Lineal flyweight champion Akira Yaegashi and pound-for-pound talent Roman Gonzalez are going to fight in September (a notion in the works for a while). That’s plenty good, right there, that sentence. We’re talking about the king of perhaps the best division...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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