Summer 2022
Potentially

in the United States

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

Belts on The Line

WBA World Super Flyweight

The tape

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

Full record

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

Current rankings @ Super Flyweight

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

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez vs Joshua Franco preview

When is Gonzalez vs Franco?

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez could take on Joshua Franco in Summer 2022 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).

Gonzalez vs Franco stats

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

Joshua Franco would make his way to the ring with a record of 18 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 80% knock out percentage over Franco's 44%.

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez is the older man by 8 years, at 34 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 33 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 10 years and 1 month earlier than Franco, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 146 more professional rounds, 283 to Franco's 137.

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC and 2 by the RING at super flyweight.

Joshua Franco is currently ranked number 5 by the RING in the 115lb division.

Gonzalez vs Franco form

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

In his last fight, he beat 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 beat 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 beat 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 won against 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.

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

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 won against Jose Alejandro Burgos on 11th January 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Alamodome, Texas.

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

Activity check

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

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

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.

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.

What were the odds on Gonzalez vs Franco?

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

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez vs Joshua Franco news

Comments

Leave a Reply

Install Box.live on your device: tapand then Add to Home Screen.
'

Join box.live, it’s free!

Sign up