Early 2022
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Super Flyweight
18-1-2
51-3-0

Belts on The Line

WBA World Super Flyweight

The tape

26
Age
34
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 3" / 160 cm
66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
64.2" / 163 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12NCUD 12TKO 9SD 10
Form
UD 12SD 12UD 12TKO 9TKO 2
18
Wins
51
8
By KO
41
44
KO%
80
1
Losses
3
1
Stopped
1
2
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2005
137
Pro rounds
283

Current rankings @ Super Flyweight

5
The Ring
2
-
WBA
1
-
WBC
1
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Joshua Franco vs Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez preview

When is Franco vs Gonzalez?

Joshua Franco could fight Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez in Early 2022 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).

Franco vs Gonzalez stats

Joshua Franco would step into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez would make his way to the ring with a record of 51 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 41 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Gonzalez would have a massive power advantage over Franco, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Franco's 44%.

Joshua Franco is the younger man by 8 years, at 26 years old.

Franco has a height advantage of 2 inches over Gonzalez. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Joshua Franco & Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez fight out of an orthodox stance.

Franco is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 33 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 10 year and 1 month later than Gonzalez, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 146 less professional rounds, 137 to Gonzalez's 283.

Joshua Franco goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the RING at super flyweight.

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC and 2 by the RING in the 115lb division.

Franco vs Gonzalez form

Franco has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Andrew Moloney on 14th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Oklahoma, United States.

Previous to that, he defeated Andrew Moloney on 14th November 2020 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Andrew Moloney on 23rd June 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Super Flyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat Jose Alejandro Burgos on 11th January 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Alamodome, Texas.

He had drawn with Oscar Negrete on 10th August 2019 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Verizon Theatre, Texas.

Gonzalez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he won against Julio Cesar Martinez on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Pechanga Arena, California, United States.

Previous to that, he won against Juan Francisco Estrada on 13th March 2021 by split decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight and WBA Super World Super Flyweight championship fight at American Airlines Center, Dallas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Israel Gonzalez on 23rd October 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Flyweight championship fight at Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

Before that, he had beat Kal Yafai on 29th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.

Hehad defeated Diomel Diocos on 23rd December 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Arena, Kanagawa, Japan.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez has been fighting more than Joshua Franco.

Joshua Franco last fought 9 months and 10 days ago, while Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez's last outing was 2 months and 19 days ago.

Franco's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

Gonzalez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Franco vs Gonzalez?

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Joshua Franco if you fancy the incredible upset.

Joshua Franco vs Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez news

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