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Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez vs Brian Viloria report
Who won Gonzalez vs Viloria?
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez beat Brian Viloria by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 17th October 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 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 Viloria stats
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 43 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 37 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Brian Viloria made his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Gonzalez had a large advantage in power over Viloria, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Viloria's 61%.
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez was the younger man by 7 years, at 35 years old.
Viloria had a height advantage of 1 inch over Gonzalez. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez & Brian Viloria fought out of an orthodox stance.
Gonzalez was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 4 year and 1 month later than Viloria, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 50 less professional rounds, 295 to Viloria's 345.
Gonzalez vs Viloria form
Gonzalez had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had 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 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.
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.
Gonzalez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
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