Gonzalez vs Franco

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  • Gonzalez vs Franco
  • 49-2-0 17-1-2
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • USA
  • WBA Super World Super Flyweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Flyweight
  • MD 12KO 4KO 5TKO 2TKO 9 < form SD 10SD 10SD 10TKO 9UD 12 <
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  • 33 age 24
  • 5' 3" / 160cm height 5' 5" / 165cm
  • 64.2" / 163cm reach 66.9" / 170cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 49 wins 17
  • 41 by ko 8
  • 84% Ko% 47%
  • 2 Losses 1
  • 1 Stopped 1
  • 0 draws 2
  • 2005 Debut 2015
  • 247 Pro rds 123
  • current rankings @ Super Flyweight
  • 2 The Ring 6
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Gonzalez vs Franco Info

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez could take on Joshua Franco in Late 2020 in the United States.

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

The contest would be for the WBA super flyweight championship of the world.

Gonzalez would be defending WBA Super World Super Flyweight Championship for the first time. He was promoted from a secondary belt in March 2020. He has held this belt for a total of 212 days (6 months and 28 days).

Franco will be defending his WBA World Super Flyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Andrew Moloney in June 2020. He has held this belt for 3 months and 7 days.

Gonzalez vs Franco stats

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez would step into the ring with a record of 49 wins and 2 loses, 41 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Joshua Franco would make his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Gonzalez would have a massive power advantage over Franco, boosting at 84% knock out percentage over Franco's 47%.

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez is the older man by 9 years, at 33 years old.

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

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

Gonzalez is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 31 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 10 years and 1 month earlier than Franco, who’s first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 124 more professional rounds, 247 to Franco's 123.

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING in the 115lb division.

Joshua Franco is currently ranked number 6 by the RING in the 115lb division.

Gonzalez vs Franco form

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he 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.

Previous to that, he had beat Diomel Diocos on 23rd December 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Arena, Kanagawa, Japan.

Going into that contest, he had won against Moises Fuentes on 15th September 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, 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.

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.

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

In his last fight, he beat Andrew Moloney on 23rd June 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Super Flyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

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

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

Before that, he had defeated Oscar Negrete on 25th April 2019 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

He had drawn with Oscar Negrete on 4th October 2018 by split draw in their 10 round contest at The Hangar, California.

Activity check

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

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez last fought 7 months and 1 day ago, while Joshua Franco's last outing was 3 months and 7 days ago.

Gonzalez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 11 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

Franco's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 8 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.

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