Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Super Flyweight
51-4-0
18-2-3

The tape

36
Age
28
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

MD 12UD 12SD 12UD 12TKO 9
Form
UD 12MD 12UD 12NCUD 12
51
Wins
18
41
By KO
8
80
KO%
44
4
Losses
2
1
Stopped
1
0
Draws
3
2005
Debut
2015
295
Pro rounds
161

Current rankings @ Super Flyweight

2
The Ring
-
3
WBA
-
1
WBC
-
7
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez vs Joshua Franco preview


When is Gonzalez vs Franco?

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez could take on Joshua Franco in Summer 2024 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, 4 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, 2 loses and 3 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 36 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 32 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 134 more professional rounds, 295 to Franco's 161.

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO and 2 by the RING at super flyweight.

Gonzalez vs Franco form

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

In his last fight, he lost to Juan Francisco Estrada on 3rd December 2022 by majority decision in their The Ring Junior Bantamweight and WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Desert Diamond Arena, Glendale, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Julio Cesar Martinez on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Pechanga Arena, California.

Going into that contest, he had 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.

Before that, 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.

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.

Joshua Franco has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Kazuto Ioka on 24th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.

Previous to that, he had drawn with Kazuto Ioka on 31st December 2022 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their WBA World Super Flyweight and WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, he had 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.

Before that, he had 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.

He had won against Andrew Moloney on 23rd June 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Super Flyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Activity check

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

Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez last fought 1 year, 7 months and 23 days ago, while Joshua Franco's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 2 days ago.

Gonzalez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.4 rounds on average.

Franco's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Gonzalez vs Franco?

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