Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez
  • Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez

  • 49-2-0
  • WBA Super World Super Flyweight Champion
  • form MD 12KO 4KO 5TKO 2TKO 9 <
  • Stats
  • age33
  • height 5' 3" / 160cm
  • reach 64.2" / 163cm
  • stanceOrthodox (r)
  • Full record
  • wins49
  • by ko41
  • ko%84%
  • Lost2
  • Stopped1
  • Draws0
  • Debut2005
  • pro rds247
  • Ranking @ Super Flyweight
  • The Ring2
  • WBO-
  • IBF-
  • WBC-
  • WBA-

Born on June 17, 1987 in Managua, Nicaragua, Roman Gonzalez is an electrifying fighter with lightning-fast combinations and excellent punching power, particularly for a boxer his size. He made his professional debut just weeks after turning 18, knocking out Ramon Urbina in the second round on July 1, 2005. His fights all took place in his home of Nicaragua for the early portion of his career, as he built up a record of 14-0, collecting the WBA Fedecentro and Nicaraguan light flyweight titles, and then the WBA Fedelatin minimumweight title. Gonzalez had his first fight outside of Nicaragua on November 3, 2007 against Eriberto Gejon in Tokyo, Japan. Fans didn’t get to see him for long, but he did make an impression by scoring a beautiful first-round KO.

It wasn’t until his 17th fight that he saw the scorecards, winning a unanimous decision over Hiroshi Matsumoto after 10 rounds. On September 15, 2008, he got his first world title fight when he took on Yutaka Niida for the WBA minimumweight belt. He was far too much for his opponent to handle, winning in dominant fashion by fourth-round TKO. After multiple defenses of his title, Roman Gonzalez jumped up to light flyweight on October 24, 2010 to fight Francisco Rosas for the WBA interim title. He took the belt with a second-round KO. The WBA promoted him to its full champion in February of 2011, and he defended it three times by the end of that year.

With his strong performances in multiple weight classes and his high-level technical skills, Gonzalez started getting recognition as one of the world’s top pound-for-pound boxers. While he may not have had the biggest names, the fans who watched him appreciated his aggressive style that often led to a finish.

After several title defenses that brought his record up to 39-0, Roman Gonzalez made another jump in weight, going up to flyweight to fight Akira Yaegashi for the WBC, The Ring, and lineal belts. The fight took place on September 5, 2014, and it was another decisive victory for Gonzalez as he won by TKO in the ninth round. He defended those belts over the next year and a half, even getting a chance to showcase his talents at Madison Square Garden with a ninth-round TKO over Brian Viloria.

On September 10, 2016, he went up in weight again when he fought the 35-0-1 Carlos Cuadras for the WBC super flyweight title. It wound up being a close, fast-paced fight, with both boxers having their moments. In the end, though, Gonzalez won by unanimous decision after 12 rounds. With his victory, he made history by becoming Nicaragua’s first four-weight world champion, breaking the tie he had with his mentor and friend Alexis Arguello.

He had built up a 46-0 record, but he suffered his first loss in his next fight, dropping a majority decision to Srisaket Sor Rungvisai. It was a stunning upset that many didn’t agree with. The judges scored it 114-112, 114-112, and 113-113 even though Roman Gonzalez landed more punches at a higher accuracy rate, and out landed his opponent in 10 out of 12 rounds.

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez Profile

What is Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez's Record?

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez's record currently stands at 49 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.

Of those 49 wins, he's stopped 41 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 84%.

Of his 2 loses, he's been stopped 1 time.

He's boxed a total of 247 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 4.8 rounds on average.

What was Gonzalez's last fight?

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez's last fight took place against Kal Yafai's on 29th Feb 2020, in Texas, United States. He won by technical knockout in the 9th round. That fight was 7 months and 24 days ago.

What belts does Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez hold?

He currently holds the WBA Super World Super Flyweight belt, having been promoted from a secondary belt on 2nd March 2020. He has held this belt for a total of 235 days (7 months and 21 days) and has defended the belt . His first mandatory for his WBA belt is due against Sirichai Thaiyen.

Where is Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez From?

Gonzalez was born in Nicaragua.

How Old Is Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez?

The super flyweight is currently 33 years old. He was born on 17th June 1987, so he will turn 34 in 7 months and 25 days.

How long has Gonzalez been fighting?

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez made his professional debut in July 2005, so he has been a pro for 15 years and 3 months.

How good is Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez?

Gonzalez is currently ranked 2nd by the The Ring at Super Flyweight.

How tall is Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez?

Gonzalez is 5' 3" (5 Foot and 3 inches) which is 160cm (1 meter and 60 centimetres).

What is Gonzalez's Reach?

His reach is 64.2 inches (64.2") which is 163cm (1 meter and 63 centimetres).

What stance does Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez use?

Gonzalez fights from a traditional orthodox stance, which means he favours his right hand as his power hand when fighting.

What are some potential opponents for Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez?

Some potential future fights for Gonzalez include .

How can I stream Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez's Fight?

In the US you can stream Gonzalez vs Gonzalez fight via DAZN.

What are some recent Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez results?

Gonzalez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he defeated Diomel Diocos on 23rd December 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Arena, Kanagawa, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Moises Fuentes on 15th September 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Srisaket Sor Rungvisai on 9th September 2017 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

Before that, he had lost to Srisaket Sor Rungvisai on 18th March 2017 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

He had beat Carlos Cuadras on 10th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.

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Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez's Next Fight

  • Gonzalez vs Gonzalez
  • 49-2-0 25-3-0
  • Friday 23rd October 2020
  • WBA Super World Super Flyweight Championship

  • Est. Ringwalk : 2020-10-24T02:00:00Z

What will be Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez's Next Fight?

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez is to face Israel Gonzalez next on Friday 23rd October 2020. The fight will take place at Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. The fight will be shown on DAZN in the United States.

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Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez's Potential Fights & Rumours

  • Gonzalez vs Ancajas
  • 49-2-0 32-1-2
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • IBF World Junior Bantamweight Championship
  • Gonzalez vs Franco
  • 49-2-0 17-1-2
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • WBA Super World Super Flyweight Championship
  • Gonzalez vs Moloney
  • 49-2-0 21-1-0
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • WBA World Super Flyweight Championship

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez's Last 5 Fights

  • Yafai vs Gonzalez
  • 26-0-0 48-2-0
  • TKO 9 TKO 9
  • Saturday 29th February 2020
  • WBA World Super Flyweight Championship
  • Gonzalez vs Diocos
  • 47-2-0 14-5-3
  • TKO 2 TKO 2
  • Monday 23rd December 2019
  • Gonzalez vs Fuentes
  • 46-2-0 25-5-1
  • KO 5 KO 5
  • Saturday 15th September 2018
  • Rungvisai vs Gonzalez
  • 43-4-1 46-1-0
  • KO 4 KO 4
  • Saturday 9th September 2017
  • WBC World Super Flyweight Championship
  • Gonzalez vs Rungvisai
  • 46-0-0  41-4-1
  • MD 12 MD 12
  • Saturday 18th March 2017
  • WBC World Super Flyweight Championship

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Israel Gonzalez - - - - - - - - - - - - 10/1 11 +1000 7/1 8 +700 - - - 10/1 11 +1000 - - - 9/1 10 +900
RingWalk: 2020-10-24T02:00:00Z
WBA Super World Super Flyweight Championship
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