Gonzalez vs Arroyo Info
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez beat McWilliams Arroyo by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 23rd April 2016 at Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as 120-108, 119-109, 119-109 in favor of winner Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez.
The fight took place over rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
This contest was for the unified flyweight championship of the world, with the WBC & The Ring belts on the line.
Gonzalez vs Arroyo stats
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 44 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 38 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
McWilliams Arroyo made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Arroyo had a slight advantage in power over Gonzalez, with a 88% knock out percentage over Gonzalez's 86%.
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez was the younger man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Arroyo had a height advantage of 1 inch over Gonzalez. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez & McWilliams Arroyo fought out of an orthodox stance.
Gonzalez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 26 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 4 years and 7 months earlier than Arroyo, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 112 more professional rounds, 247 to Arroyo's 135.
Gonzalez vs Arroyo form
Gonzalez had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Diomel Diocos on 23rd December 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Arena, Kanagawa, Japan.
Previous to that, he had beat 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 won against Carlos Cuadras on 10th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.
McWilliams Arroyo had stopped 2 of his last 3 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Victor Ruiz on 11th April 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Coliseo Jose Miguel Agrelot, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Amnat Ruenroeng on 10th September 2014 by split decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Liptapanlop Hall, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.
Going into that contest, he had beat Froilan Saludar on 19th June 2014 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez, Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
Gonzalez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years 3 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
Arroyo's last 3 fights had come over a period of 9 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.7 rounds on average.