Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Controversially, Bloodily Edges Boxing King Roman Gonzalez

It was a super-close, ultra-competitive, gory spectacle between Srisaket Sor Rungvisai and pound-for-pound #1 Roman Gonzalez, but in the end Saturday night, probably the wrong guy won, as Rungvisai took Gonzalez’s undefeated record by decision. The scorecards going to Rungvisai tarnished what was an extraordinarily awesome battle, one of the bloodiest fights you’ll ever see. It began...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Roman Gonzalez In The Time Of Weight Class Proliferation

In some ways, every time you hear, “first X to do Y in Z divisions,” you’re reminded that boxing has too many weight divisions. In other ways, the results in the ring often demonstrate why that many weight classes are a good idea. Saturday night on HBO, when pound-for-pound king and flyweight champ Roman Gonzalez moved up yet again, to junior bantamweight, we were given both at the...
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September 11, 2016  |  Discuss

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 up...
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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 Boxing...
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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” GONZALEZ...
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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 festivities...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Roman Gonzalez vs Edgar Sosa Added To Pound For Pound

ROMAN “CHOCOLATITO” GONZALEZ VS. EDGAR SOSA ADDED TO “POUND FOR POUND” AT THE FORUM SATURDAY, MAY 16 TELEVISED LIVE ON HBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Los Angeles, CA (March 24, 2015) Boxing fans around the world eagerly anticipating the return ofBoxing Superstar GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN received more great news with the announcement that “Pound For Pound” flyweight star ROMAN “Chocolatito...
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March 25, 2015  |  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

Roman Gonzalez defends WBA title Saturday

WBA junior flyweight champ Roman "El Chocolatito" Gonzalez (31-0, 26 KOs) will look to make the fourth defense of his title against former WBO junior flyweight titlist Ramon Garcia Hirales (16-3-1, 9 KOs) Saturday at the Fairplex Arena in Pomona, Calif. Gonzalez, even at only 24 years of age, is a two-division world champ and regarded as one of the sport's best offensive fighters...
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April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

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